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astronomer , educator

Arne Lennart Ardeberg, Swedish astronomer, educator. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Wallmark prize 1977), Royal Physiographical Society, Royal Science Society, International Astronomical Union.

Background

Ardeberg, Arne Lennart was born on November 10, 1940 in Malmoe, Sweden. Son of Kurt Filip and Elly (Kabus) Ardeberg.

Education

Master of Science, Lund University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, 1965.

Career

Staff astronomer ESO Lund University, 1965-1979, astronomy chair, since 1979, dean Faculty of Science, 1995-1998, prorector, since 1998. Director European Southern Observatory, Santiago de Chile, 1979-1984, Nordic Optical Telescope S.A., Stockholm, 1984-1995.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Wallmark prize 1977), Royal Physiographical Society, Royal Science Society, International Astronomical Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, mountain climbing, forestry.

Connections

Married Inger Margareta Vinberg, May 5, 1969. Children: Ann, Katrin, Karl.

father:
Kurt Filip Ardeberg

mother:
Elly (Kabus) Ardeberg

spouse:
Inger Margareta Vinberg

children:
Karl Ardeberg

Ann Ardeberg

Katrin Ardeberg