Prof. Dr. Klaas S. de Boer     (Emeritus)

Argelander Institut für Astronomie (Abt. Sternwarte) der Universität Bonn
Auf dem Hügel 71       D-53121 Bonn,       Germany

Tel.Secr. +49-228-733655      Mail to:   deboer @

Research Interests
  • Galactic Structure
  • Stars, Hot subdwarfs stars (sdB, HBB, pAGB) and the Milky Way
  • Interstellar matter (LISM, galactic halo, Magellanic Clouds)
  • Astrometry and the satellite project GAIA
  Publications can be found in the list KSdB-Publ-2018.pdf (250kB),
  and since 1970 through the webpages of the ADS publication database
  --->  Book on "Stars and Stellar Evolution"

            Proceedings of Conferences held in Bonn

    Texte zu Astronomie im Web (allgemeinverständlich)

Committees   (period 1986-2010)
  • Time Allocation Committee IUE Satellite (1986-1994; Chmn. 1994)
  • J-IUE Time Allocation Committee, NASA+ESA+PPARC, Chmn. (1995-1996)
  • Member Science Technology Committee ESO (1991-1995)
  • Gutachterauschuss Verbundforschung Astrophysik des BMBF + DLR (1995-2001, Vors.)
  • Portugese Program for Astronomy Research - Madeira (1994)
  • Spokesman of Graduiertenkolleg Bonn/Bochum on the "Magellanic Clouds and other Dwarf Galaxies" (1999-2001)
  • Science Advisary Board of the MPI for Astronomy, Heidelberg (1987-1995)
  • Mitglied Projektgruppe des DIVA Satellitens (1995-2001)
  • Member of Science Advisary Group for the ESA GAIA satellite project (1998-2000)
  • Board of Directors of A&A   (2001-2011, Member, Vice-Chmn., Chmn.)
  • Fachbeirat der Landessternwarte Tautenburg (2003-2006)
  • Kuratorium Web-Projekt Welt der Physik (bis 2006-2010)
  • Leiter Webprojekt "Physik des Monats"

  • Some personal notes .. .. ..

    Argelander Institut für Astronomie,   Fachgruppe Physik-Astronomie,   Univ. Bonn

    Last update: 2018.12.17