Kastner of Gottingen.
Kastner (1783-1857), was appointed in 1821 to the chair of physics and chemistry at the latter university.
Kastner, Geschichte der Mathematik, iv.
His mathematical capacity was early noticed; he pursued his studies at Gottingen under Abraham Gotthelf Kastner (1719-1800), and in 1787 he went to Berlin and studied practical astronomy under E.
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Kastner, Elogium Tobiae Mayeri (Gottingen, 1762); Connaissance des temps, 1767, p. 187 (J.
Kastner, professor of mathematics and also an epigrammatist of repute.