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Faculty Fellow

Richard G. Kron

Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and in the College University of Chicago


Richard G. Kron's research is focused on faint-object photometric methodology; evolution of stellar systems; evolution of quasar populations; redshift samples of galaxies and quasars; survey design and operation for wide-field optical cosmological sky surveys; and large-scale public distribution of sky survey data products.

To learn more about Richard G. Kron's research and publications, please see his profile page at the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.


An astronomer at the Yerkes Observatory telescope, year unknown. Courtesy of the Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

Capturing the Stars: Women’s Networks and the Advancement of Science at Yerkes Observatory, 1895-1940

Project Topics:

2023 – 2024