[meteorite-list] RIP: Ingrid Van Houten-Groeneveld (1921-2015)

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:39:13 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <201504011739.t31HdDXF026036_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

From: "'Govert Schilling' allesoversterrenkunde at gmail.com"

dear all - german-born leiden astronomer ingrid van houten-groeneveld passed
away on monday 30 march, 93 years old. together with her husband kees van
houten (who died in 2002) and with dutch/american astronomer tom gehrels
(who died in 2011), ingrid discovered 4605 asteroids, as part of the
leiden-palomar survey. many of them have been given a 'dutch' name (see the 'vHGG'=
entries in this list of minor planets with a name that is somehow related
to the netherlands: http://www.astronieuws.nl/NL-plan.html). asteroid 1674)
groeneveld is named in ingrid's honour. a funeral service is planned on april 7.
Received on Wed 01 Apr 2015 01:39:13 PM PDT

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