Antonin Becvar

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Birthday
10, 1901
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 10, 1965 (63)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1901
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 10, 1965 (63)

About

Astronomer and founder of the Skalnate Pleso Observatory in Slovakia. He became famous for his star charts and for his discovery of a comet known as C/1947 F2.

Before Fame

He was ill throughout his entire life, so he ended up spending a lot of his time in the High Tatra Mountains of Slovakia.

Trivia

His star charts were published in the Skalnate Pleso Atlas of the Heavens.

Family Life

He was born and and raised in the Czech town of Stara Boleslav.

Associated With

His star charts inspired many compositions by John Cage, including Etudes Boreales.

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