Der Sternensammler –
Wilhelm Olbers: Arzt – Astronom – Politiker

TV-Documentary – 45 min.

Cast: Martin Baum

Writer / Director: Heinrich Billstein
Camera: Mathias Brüninghaus

Production year: 2009
Broadcasted: December 12 2009

By order of Radio Bremen, funded by Nordmedia.


250 years ago Wilhelm Olbers was physician and astronomer in Bremen. For that time he founded the biggest observatory worldwide and already analyzed astronomic questions which only today can be answered. An exciting life that led him all over Europe but also always back to Bremen.