n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Peter Ian van Blommestein (1925 - 2005) : obituary
|Article Title||Peter Ian van Blommestein (1925 - 2005) : obituary|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Author||Chris De Coning|
|Publication Date||Feb 2006|
|Pages||3 - 5|
Extracted from text ... 3 february 2006 It is with deep regret that we have to inform readers of the passing of Peter van Blommestein. He died on 6 September 2005 at Cape Town. Peter joined the Society in 1978 and started reporting his observations in 1983. He worked mostly on occultations (lunar and planetary) and also reported on a variety of other sightings such as meteors. As an experienced observer and contributor to observations, Peter became member of Council in 1996 and President of ASSA in 2000-01. He was registered as SS295 at the International Lunar Occultation Centre in Japan. In 1983 ..
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