Astronomers

Alexander Stewart Herschel

Alexander Stewart Herschel

5 February 1836 - 18 June 1907

British astronomer

Milton L. Humason

Milton L. Humason

August 19, 1891 - June 18, 1972

American astronomer

John Brashear

John Brashear

November 24, 1840 - April 8, 1920

American astronomer and instrument builder

George Phillips Bond

George Phillips Bond

May 20, 1825 - February 17, 1865

American astronomer

Otto Heckmann

Otto Heckmann

June 23, 1901 - May 13, 1983

German astronomer

John Stanley Plaskett

John Stanley Plaskett

November 17, 1865 - October 17, 1941

Canadian astronomer

Chushiro Hayashi

Chushiro Hayashi

July 25, 1920 - February 28, 2010

Japanese astrophysicist

Angelo Secchi

Angelo Secchi

29 June 1818 - 26 February 1878

Italian astronomer

Frank Schlesinger

Frank Schlesinger

May 11, 1871 - July 10, 1943

United States astronomer

Ernest William Brown

Ernest William Brown

29 November 1866 - 22 July 1938

English-American astronomer and mathematician

Bertil Lindblad

Bertil Lindblad

26 November 1895 - 25 June 1965

Astronomers

Thomas Harriot

Thomas Harriot

c. 1560 - 1621

Astronomer, mathematician, ethnographer, translator

Vladimir Shkodrov

Vladimir Shkodrov

10 February 1930 - 31 August 2010

Bulgarian astronomer

Leslie Comrie

Leslie Comrie

15 August 1893 - 11 December 1950

Astronomers

Richard van der Riet Woolley

Richard van der Riet Woolley

24 April 1906 - 24 December 1986

British astronomer royal

Giovanni Battista Donati

Giovanni Battista Donati

16 December 1826 - 20 September 1873

Astronomers

Jane Luu

Jane Luu

1963 -

Astronomer

Masahiro Koishikawa

Masahiro Koishikawa

1952 -

Japanese astronomer

Henry Smith Pritchett

Henry Smith Pritchett

April 16, 1857 - August 28, 1939

American astronomer

Donald Howard Menzel

Donald Howard Menzel

April 11, 1901 - December 14, 1976

American astronomer

Cuno Hoffmeister

Cuno Hoffmeister

February 2, 1892 - January 2, 1968

German astronomer

Nigel Weiss

Nigel Weiss

16 December 1936 -

South African astronomer-mathematician

Harold Spencer Jones

Harold Spencer Jones

29 March 1890 - 3 November 1960

British astronomer

Frank B. Zoltowski

Frank B. Zoltowski

-

Australian astronomer

Lenka Kotková

Lenka Kotková

26 July 1973 -

Czech astronomer, asteroid discoverer

Masanori Hirasawa

Masanori Hirasawa

-

Japanese astronomer

Barnaba Oriani

Barnaba Oriani

July 17, 1752 - November 12, 1832

Astronomers

Olin J. Eggen

Olin J. Eggen

1919 - 1998

American astronomer

Seth Carlo Chandler

Seth Carlo Chandler

September 16, 1846 - December 31, 1913

American astronomer

Daniel Kirkwood

Daniel Kirkwood

September 27, 1814 - June 11, 1895

American astronomer

Robert H. Dicke

Robert H. Dicke

1916 - 1997

American astronomer

David Schramm (astrophysicist)

David Schramm (astrophysicist)

October 25, 1945 - December 19, 1997

American astrophysicist

Maarten Schmidt

Maarten Schmidt

1929 -

Dutch astronomer

Donald Lynden-Bell

Donald Lynden-Bell

1935 -

British astrophysicist

Martin Schwarzschild

Martin Schwarzschild

May 31, 1912 - April 10, 1997

German astronomer

Willem Jacob Luyten

Willem Jacob Luyten

March 7, 1899 - November 21, 1994

Dutch-American astronomer

Allan Sandage

Allan Sandage

18 June 1926 - 13 November 2010

Astrophysicist

Bart Bok

Bart Bok

28 April 1906 - 5 August 1983

Dutch-American astronomer

Audouin Dollfus

Audouin Dollfus

November 12, 1924 - October 1, 2010

French astronomer

Seth Shostak

Seth Shostak

July 20, 1943 -

Astronomer

Adriaan van Maanen

Adriaan van Maanen

March 31, 1884 - January 26, 1946

Dutch astronomer

Antonia Maury

Antonia Maury

1866 - 1952

Astronomer

Clifford Stoll

Clifford Stoll

1950 -

Americana stronomer

Jean Picard

Jean Picard

21 July 1620 - 12 July 1682

French astronomer

Andrea M. Ghez

Andrea M. Ghez

1965 -

Astronomer

David Gregory (mathematician)

David Gregory (mathematician)

3 June 1659 - 10 October 1708

British astronomer and mathematician

Jeremiah P. Ostriker

Jeremiah P. Ostriker

1937 -

American astronomer

Joseph Johann Littrow

Joseph Johann Littrow

March 13, 1781 - November 30, 1840

Austrian Astronomer

Maximilian Hell

Maximilian Hell

May 15, 1720 - April 14, 1792

Hungarian astronomer

Beatrice Tinsley

Beatrice Tinsley

1941 - 1981

New Zealand astronomer

George Herbig

George Herbig

1920 -

American astronomer

Gérard de Vaucouleurs

Gérard de Vaucouleurs

25 April 1918 - 7 October 1995

French astronomer

Carlyle Smith Beals

Carlyle Smith Beals

June 29, 1899 - July 2, 1979

Astronomers

Janet Akyüz Mattei

Janet Akyüz Mattei

January 2, 1943 - March 22, 2004

Turkish astronomer

Michael H. Hart

Michael H. Hart

April 28, 1932 -

American astronomer

Karl Gordon Henize

Karl Gordon Henize

October 17, 1926 - October 5, 1993

American astronomer

Heber Doust Curtis

Heber Doust Curtis

June 27, 1872 - January 9, 1942

American astronomer

Camille Flammarion

Camille Flammarion

1842 - 1925

French astronomer

Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī

Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī

ca. 780 - ca. 850

Astronomers

Wallace John Eckert

Wallace John Eckert

June 19, 1902 - August 24, 1971

American astronomer

Richard A. Proctor

Richard A. Proctor

23 March 1837 - 12 September 1888

British astronomer

Halton Arp

Halton Arp

1927 -

American astronomer

Horace W. Babcock

Horace W. Babcock

1912 - 2003

American astronomer

Alfred Fowler

Alfred Fowler

22 March 1868 - 24 June 1940

British astronomer

Walter Sydney Adams

Walter Sydney Adams

December 20, 1876 - May 11, 1956

Astronomer

Baron Wilhelm von Biela

Baron Wilhelm von Biela

March 19, 1782 - February 18, 1856

Astronomers

Hendrik C. van de Hulst

Hendrik C. van de Hulst

November 19, 1918 - July 31, 2000

Dutch astronomer

Charles Augustus Young

Charles Augustus Young

December 15, 1834 - January 3, 1908

American astronomer

Fritz Zwicky

Fritz Zwicky

1898 - 1974

Swiss astronomer

Bernard Lyot

Bernard Lyot

27 February 1897 - 2 April 1952

French astronomer

Abraham bar Hiyya

Abraham bar Hiyya

1070 - 1136

Medieval Jewish astronomer

Ira Sprague Bowen

Ira Sprague Bowen

1898 - 1973

American astronomer

Vesto Slipher

Vesto Slipher

November 11, 1875 - November 8, 1969

American astronomer

James Edward Keeler

James Edward Keeler

1857 - 1900

American astronomer

George Alcock

George Alcock

August 28, 1912 - December 15, 2000

English astronomer

Andrew Ainslie Common

Andrew Ainslie Common

August 7, 1841 - June 2, 1903

British astronomer

William Rutter Dawes

William Rutter Dawes

19 March 1799 - 15 February 1868

British astronomer

Cornelis Johannes van Houten

Cornelis Johannes van Houten

1920 - August 24, 2002

Dutch astronomer

Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld

Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld

1921 -

Dutch astronomer

Charlotte Moore Sitterly

Charlotte Moore Sitterly

September 24, 1898 - March 3, 1990

American astronomer

Tom Gehrels

Tom Gehrels

February 21, 1925 - July 11, 2011

astronomer

Henry L. Giclas

Henry L. Giclas

December 9, 1910 - April 2, 2007

American astronomer

George Van Biesbroeck

George Van Biesbroeck

January 21, 1880 - February 23, 1974

astronomer

Hermann Struve

Hermann Struve

1854 - 1920

German astronomer

Viktor Hambardzumyan

Viktor Hambardzumyan

1908 - 1996

Astronomers

Alfred Bohrmann

Alfred Bohrmann

February 28, 1904 - January 4, 2000

German astronomer

Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander

Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander

22 March 1799 - 17 February 1875

German astronomer

Jill Tarter

Jill Tarter

1944 -

American astronomer

Vincenzo Cerulli

Vincenzo Cerulli

April 20, 1859 - May 30, 1927

Astronomers

John Goodricke

John Goodricke

17 September 1764 - 20 April 1786

Dutch astronomer

Charles Dillon Perrine

Charles Dillon Perrine

July 28, 1867 - June 21, 1951

American astronomer

Guillaume Bigourdan

Guillaume Bigourdan

April 6, 1851 - February 28, 1932

French astronomer

Viktor Knorre

Viktor Knorre

October 4, 1840 - August 25, 1919

Astronomer

Hans-Emil Schuster

Hans-Emil Schuster

September 19, 1934 -

German astronomer

William Henry Pickering

William Henry Pickering

February 15, 1858 - January 17, 1938

American astronomer

Peter van de Kamp

Peter van de Kamp

December 26, 1901 - May 18, 1995

Dutch astronomer

Willem de Sitter

Willem de Sitter

6 May 1872 - 20 November 1934

Dutch cosmologist

Henrietta Swan Leavitt

Henrietta Swan Leavitt

July 4, 1868 - December 12, 1921

Astronomer

Maria Mitchell

Maria Mitchell

August 1, 1818 - June 28, 1889

American astronomer


Living octopus

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