Artie P. Hatzes (born May 24, 1957) is an American astronomer. He is a professor at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena and director of the Karl Schwarzschild Observatory (Thuringian State Observatory).

Artie P. Hatzes
Born (1957-05-24) May 24, 1957 (age 62)
Alma materCalifornia Institute of Technology
University of California at Santa Cruz
Known forDiscovering numerous extrasolar planets
Scientific career
InstitutionsKarl Schwarzschild Observatory

Hatzes is a pioneer in the search of extrasolar planets and is working on the COROT space mission. His achievements have included discovering the extrasolar planets Pollux b, Epsilon Eridani b and HD 13189 companion.

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