Forsius Siegfried Aronus( Finnish (Swedish), astrologer, astronomer and mathematician.)
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Biography Forsius Siegfried Aronus
Helsingforsius; Forsius, Helsingforsius) (Arons)
(?, Helsingfors - 1637, Uppsala)
Professor of astronomy and mathematics at Uppsala University. Author of several works on astronomy and astrology, the compiler of the ninth annual astrological prognostics. In particular, in 1607, Mr.. he dedicated to King Charles the discussion of comets in general and the comet that appeared in this year, in particular, in 1608, Mr.. F. wrote a treatise on unusual celestial phenomena, paying special attention to sun dog (the simultaneous appearance of multiple suns) in 1609, Mr.. in Stockholm, in addition to the annual forecast, he issued an astrological forecast for 1611 - 1620 he. with a large preface, addressed to Senator Swedish kingdom. All his works were published in Swedish. F. been active astrological work, despite the fact that in 1619, Mr.. Head of Uppsala University formally banned lessons yuditsiarnoy astrology.
In honor of V. named minor planet 3223 Forsius.