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(Last updated 2014-08-23.)

I am mostly interested in making scientifically important observations, like timing occultations of or by Solar System bodies and measuring variable stars.

I am also interested in citizen science projects and participate in some of them, like Galaxy Zoo.

I have been an amateur astronomer since 1975 and have worked at the European Space agency's (ESA) technical centre in Holland, ESTEC, on the ARISTOTELES mission, an earth gravity mapping mission.

Approximate coordinates: 55°20 N, 10°20 E


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revised Why does the atmosphere rotate along with the earth?
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revised Why does the atmosphere rotate along with the earth?
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revised How to find an old Soviet physics paper?
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revised How do we perceive hotness or coldness of an object?
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revised How to find an old Soviet physics paper?
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revised Does recharging a battery at a lower temperature lower its internal resistance?
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