Heinrich Carl Friedrich Kreutz (* 8. September 1854 in victories; † 3. July 1907 in Kiel) was a German astronomer. After it the Kreutz group was designated, a group of comets, which by-pull particularly near on the sun.
After its school time in victories Kreutz at the university studied Bonn astronomy among professors Adalbert Krüger and Eduard beautiful field. it attained a doctorate to 1880 and went afterwards for several months to Vienna, where it worked under Theodor Oppolzer.
1882 it accepted a place as computer at Recheninstitut of Berlin . 1883 changed to the University of Kiel; at the there observatory his former professor Krüger had become in the meantime a director. Kreutz worked first again as computer and starting from 1889 as an observer on the observatory. 1891 he was appointed the professor for astronomy at the Kieler university. In this time he married Krügers daughter.
Kreutz examined the courses of comet, their Periheldurchgänge in large sun proximity took place and stated that these fragments of a larger comet must be. Some the Kreutz comets, Ikeya Seki belong to the brightest comets, which were ever observed, like the 1965 published comet.
1907 deceased to Kreutz in Kiel after long illness at the age of 52 years.
- “investigations on the system of the Cometen 1843I, 1880I and 1882II. ”, 1901 ring-back signal
- appeared 1907, Publications OF the Astronomical Society OF the Pacific, v. 19, p.248
|NAME||Kreutz, Heinrich Carl Friedrich|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German astronomer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||8. September 1854|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||victories|
|DYING DATE||3. July 1907|