Robert Kraft (astronomer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Robert Kraft (astronomer)

American astronomer

Date of Birth: 16-Jun-1927

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, United States

Date of Death: 26-May-2015

Profession: astronomer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Robert Kraft (astronomer)

  • Robert Paul "Bob" Kraft (June 16, 1927 – May 26, 2015) was an American astronomer.
  • He performed pioneering work on Cepheid variables, stellar rotation, novae, and the chemical evolution of the Milky Way.
  • His name is also associated with the Kraft break: the abrupt change in the average rotation rate of main sequence stars around spectral type F8.

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