Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist

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Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist (born 1944) is a Swedish astronomer at the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory. He is known for his work on the shapes and spin properties of minor planets.He has discovered three comets, P/1996 R2, C/1996 R3 and 308P/Lagerkvist-Carsenty. He has also discovered a number of asteroids, including the Trojan asteroid (37732) 1996 TY68. Asteroid 2875 Lagerkvist, discovered February 11, 1983 by Edward L. G. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist has received more than 18,816 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist is the 479th most popular astronomer (down from 463rd in 2019), the 870th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 743rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist ranks 479 out of 531Before him are Hans-Emil Schuster, Charles Augustus Young, Kaoru Ikeya, María Teresa Ruiz, Grigory Shajn, and Thomas Romney Robinson. After him are Arno Arthur Wachmann, Yuji Hyakutake, Grove Karl Gilbert, Walter Frederick Gale, Ľudmila Pajdušáková, and John N. Bahcall.

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Among people born in 1944, Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist ranks 516Before him are Pedro de Felipe, Francis Lee, Kjartan Fløgstad, Dick Durbin, Alexander Berzin, and Lorne Michaels. After him are Miklós Páncsics, Simon Blackburn, Volodymyr Kaplychnyi, Russi Taylor, Emanuel Steward, and Chris von Saltza.

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Among people born in Sweden, Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist ranks 870 out of 1,612Before him are Hjalmar Johansson (1874), Stefan Olsdal (1974), Erik Lindahl (1891), Per-Erik Hedlund (1897), Nick Bostrom (1973), and Kim Källström (1982). After him are Bo Ekelund (1894), Axel Sjöblom (1882), Lasse Holm (1943), Östen Warnerbring (1934), Axel Janse (1888), and Birger Rosengren (1917).


Among astronomers born in Sweden, Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist ranks 7Before him are Tycho Brahe (1546), Anders Celsius (1701), Bertil Lindblad (1895), Oskar Backlund (1846), Bengt Strömgren (1908), and Carl Charlier (1862).