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astronomer

Aina Margareta Elvius was Swedish astronomer. Recipient Zorn award Sweden-American Foundation, 1961.

Background

Elvius, Aina Margareta was born on June 26, 1917 in Stockholm. Daughter of Axel Markus and Sigrid Augusta (Wiman) Eriksson.

Education

Fil. magazine, Stockholm University, 1945. Fil. licensed, Stockholm University, 1951. Fil. Doktor, Stockholm University, 1956.

Career

Assistant professor Stockholm University, 1956-1958, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1958-1963. Researcher Swedish Natural Science Research Council, Uppsala, 1963-1968. Associate professor Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Saltsjöbaden, Sweden, 1968-1973.

Professor Stockholm University, 1973-1981. Director Stockholm Observatory, Saltsjöbaden, 1977-1981. Swedish representative ESO Instrumentation committee, Europe, 1971-1974.

Priority committee member Swedish Natural Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1977-1980.

Membership

Secretary Swedish Union Assistant Professors, Stockholm, 1959-1960. Chairman Swedish Astronomical Association, Stockholm, 1986-1990, Swedish National Committee for Astronomy, 1977-1982. Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, Kungl.

Fysiografiska Sällskapet, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, National Geographic Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Tord Elvius, January 3, 1940. Children: Torbjörn, Margareta, Ragnhild.

father:
Axel Markus Eriksson

mother:
Sigrid Augusta (Wiman) Eriksson

spouse:
Tord Elvius

children:
Torbjörn Elvius

Margareta Elvius

Ragnhild Elvius