Guillermo Haro 105th Birthday Google Doodle
Today the Search Engine Google is celebrating Guillermo Haro’s 105th Birthday with Google Doodle in United States and Some other Countries. The Guillermo Haro was a Mexican famous astronomer who discovered flare stars in the Orion nebula region, and later on in stellar aggregates of different ages and His intense activity detecting flare stars continued till the end of his life and he was the first person elected to the Royal Astronomical Society from a developing country.
Haro was born in Mexico City in 1913 and grew up in the era of Mexican revolution. He studied philosophy at Mexico National Autonomous University (UNAM). He became interested in astronomy and was employed as assistant of Observatorio Astrofísicode Tonantzintla, which was newly established in 1943 for his devotion and enthusiasm to pursue his astronomical training, he visited the US and worked at Harvard University Observatory from 1943 to 1944.
After returning to Mexico in 1945, I was in charge of commissioning a new 24-31 inch Schmidt camera at Observatorio Astrofísicode Tonantzintla and worked extremely red and blue star research In 1947, he was UNAM’s Observatorio de Tacubaya.
Hao and co-workers discovered flare stars in the Orion nebula region and he also discovered flare stars – red and blue bright stars – in the region of the Orion constellation and then found them in aggregates of different age stars, Until the end of his life, his intense activity to detect a flare star continued.
Another major research project carried out by Guillermo Haro included a list of 8746 blue stars in the direction of the North Star published jointly with WJ Luyten in 1961. Using the three color imaging technology developed at Tonantzintla 48 inch Palomar Schmidt.
Google today Wishes a very happy 105th birthday to Guillermo Haro, a star on his own right.
Source 1 : Google Doodle
Source 2 : Read more about Guillermo Haro (Astronomer) on wikipedia
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