Vytautas Straizys

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Birthday
20, 1936
Birthplace
Lithuania
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Lithuania

About

Lithuanian astronomer who helped create and develop the Vilnius photometric system.He was elected as a Corresponding Member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences in 1996 and he has worked at the Molėtai Astronomical Observatory.

Before Fame

He studied Astrophysics at Vilnius University and then went to the Institute of Physics and Mathematics of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.

Trivia

The Asteroid 68730 Straizys was named after him in 2002.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Utena, Lithuania.

Associated With

He and Charles Smyth were both well known astronomers.