Ole Christensen Rømer (25 September 164419 September 1710) wis a Dens astronomer that made the first quantitative meisurments o the speed o licht in 1676. Rømer wis born in Aarhus an dee'd in Copenhagen.

Ole Rømer
Ole Rømer (Coning painting).jpg
Ole Rømer, portrait bi Jacob Coning frae c. 1700
BornOle Christensen Rømer
25 September 1644(1644-09-25)
Århus, Denmark–Norawa
Died19 September 1710(1710-09-19) (aged 65)
Copenhagen, Denmark–Norawa
NaitionalityDens
Alma materVarsity o Copenhagen
Kent forMeisurin the speed o licht
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy
SignaturOle Rømer Signature.svg