Astronomers

George Darwin

George Darwin

1845 - 1912

English astronomer, mathematician

Rudolph Minkowski

Rudolph Minkowski

May 28, 1895 - January 4, 1976

American astronomer

Hermann Carl Vogel

Hermann Carl Vogel

April 3, 1841 - August 13, 1907

German astronomer

David Gill (astronomer)

David Gill (astronomer)

12 June 1843 - 24 January 1914

British astronomer

Robert Grant Aitken

Robert Grant Aitken

December 31, 1864 - October 29, 1951

Astronomer

Arthur Auwers

Arthur Auwers

September 12, 1838 - January 24, 1915

German astronomer

William Huggins

William Huggins

7 February 1824 - 12 May 1910

British astronomer

Brian G. Marsden

Brian G. Marsden

5 August 1937 - 18 November 2010

British astronomer

Walter Baade

Walter Baade

March 24, 1893 - June 25, 1960

German astronomer

Otto Struve

Otto Struve

August 12, 1897 - April 6, 1963

russian astronomer

William Cranch Bond

William Cranch Bond

1789 - 1859

American astronomer

William Lassell

William Lassell

18 June 1799 - 5 October 1880

British astronomer

Henry Draper

Henry Draper

March 7, 1837 - November 20, 1882

American astronomer

Johann Daniel Titius

Johann Daniel Titius

January 2, 1729 - December 11, 1796

German astronomer

Edward Emerson Barnard

Edward Emerson Barnard

December 16, 1857 - February 6, 1923

American astronomer

Fred Lawrence Whipple

Fred Lawrence Whipple

November 5, 1906 - August 30, 2004

American astronomer

Max Wolf

Max Wolf

June 21, 1863 - October 3, 1932

German astronomer

Johann Palisa

Johann Palisa

December 6, 1848 - May 2, 1925

Austrian astronomer

James Ferguson (American astronomer)

James Ferguson (American astronomer)

August 31, 1797 - September 26, 1867

American astronomer

Charles T. Kowal

Charles T. Kowal

November 8, 1940 - November 28, 2011

American astronomer

Hermann Goldschmidt

Hermann Goldschmidt

June 17, 1802 - April 26, 1866

German-French astronomer and painter

John Russell Hind

John Russell Hind

May 12, 1823 - December 23, 1895

English astronomer

William Alfred Fowler

William Alfred Fowler

August 9, 1911 - March 14, 1995

American astronomer

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

15 July 1943 -

astronomer, teacher, physicist

Jaan Einasto

Jaan Einasto

23 February 1929 -

Estonian astrophysicist

Martin Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow

Martin Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow

23 June 1942 -

British astronomer and astrophysicist

Charles-Eugène Delaunay

Charles-Eugène Delaunay

9 April 1816 - 5 August 1872

French astronomer

Henri-Alexandre Deslandres

Henri-Alexandre Deslandres

July 24, 1853 - January 15, 1948

French astronomer

Bruno Rossi

Bruno Rossi

13 April 1905 - 21 November 1993

Italian-American astronomer

Alvan Clark

Alvan Clark

March 8, 1804 - August 19, 1887

American astronomer

Alvan Graham Clark

Alvan Graham Clark

July 10, 1832 - June 9, 1897

American astronomer

Margaret Burbidge

Margaret Burbidge

August 12, 1919 -

Astronomer

Pierre Méchain

Pierre Méchain

16 August 1744 - 20 September 1804

French astronomer

Russell Alan Hulse

Russell Alan Hulse

November 28, 1950 -

American astronomer

Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.

Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr.

March 29, 1941 -

American astronomer

Christen Sørensen Longomontanus

Christen Sørensen Longomontanus

October 4, 1562 - October 8, 1647

Astronomers

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

May 10, 1900 - December 7, 1979

American astronomer

Rashid Sunyaev

Rashid Sunyaev

1 March 1943 -

Russian astronomer

Vera Rubin

Vera Rubin

23 July 1928 -

American astronomer

César-François Cassini de Thury

César-François Cassini de Thury

17 June 1714 - 4 September 1784

French astronomer and cartographer

Félix Tisserand

Félix Tisserand

13 January 1845 - 20 October 1896

French astronomer

Steve Squyres

Steve Squyres

January 9, 1957 -

American astronomer

Jacques Cassini

Jacques Cassini

18 February 1677 - 16 April 1756

French astronomer

David Rittenhouse

David Rittenhouse

April 8, 1732 - June 26, 1796

American astronomer

Edward Charles Pickering

Edward Charles Pickering

July 19, 1846 - February 3, 1919

American astronomer

Richard Christopher Carrington

Richard Christopher Carrington

26 May 1826 - 27 November 1875

British astronomer

Heinrich Louis d'Arrest

Heinrich Louis d'Arrest

13 August 1822 - 14 June 1875

German astronomer

James Challis

James Challis

12 December 1803 - 3 December 1882

British astronomer

Alan Guth

Alan Guth

27 February 1947 -

American Cosmologist, Theoretical Physics

Alexis Bouvard

Alexis Bouvard

27 June 1767 - 7 June 1843

French astronomer

Amédée Mouchez

Amédée Mouchez

24 August 1821 - 29 June 1892

French astronomer and admiral

John Dollond

John Dollond

21 June 1706 - 30 November 1761

British astronomer

Arthur Matthew Weld Downing

Arthur Matthew Weld Downing

13 April 1850 - 8 December 1917

British astronomer

Simon Newcomb

Simon Newcomb

1835 - 1909

American astronomer

Gerrit Verschuur

Gerrit Verschuur

1937 -

American astronomer

Bohdan Paczyński

Bohdan Paczyński

1940 - 2007

Polish astronomer

Wilhelm Beer

Wilhelm Beer

4 January 1797 - 27 March 1850

Astronomer and banker

Heinrich Schwabe

Heinrich Schwabe

25 October 1789 - 11 April 1875

German astronomer

Jan Oort

Jan Oort

28 April 1900 - 5 November 1992

Dutch astronomer

John Dobson (amateur astronomer)

John Dobson (amateur astronomer)

September 14, 1915 -

American astronomer

Aleksander Wolszczan

Aleksander Wolszczan

April 29, 1946 -

Polish Astronomer

Martin Ryle

Martin Ryle

27 September 1918 - 14 October 1984

British astronomer

Stephen Gray (scientist)

Stephen Gray (scientist)

1666 - 7 February 1736

British astronomer

W. V. D. Hodge

W. V. D. Hodge

17 June 1903 - 7 July 1975

British astronomer

Lyman Spitzer

Lyman Spitzer

June 26, 1914 - March 31, 1997

American astronomer

Edward Walter Maunder

Edward Walter Maunder

12 April 1851 - 21 March 1928

English astronomer studying sunspots

Nathaniel Bliss

Nathaniel Bliss

28 November 1700 - 2 September 1764

British astronomer

John Pond

John Pond

1767 - 7 September 1836

British astronomer

Harlow Shapley

Harlow Shapley

November 2, 1885 - October 20, 1972

American astronomer

Ronald N. Bracewell

Ronald N. Bracewell

1921 - 2007

Astronomers

Sallie Baliunas

Sallie Baliunas

1953 -

American astronomer

Bernard Lovell

Bernard Lovell

1913 - 2012

British astronomer

Charles Greeley Abbot

Charles Greeley Abbot

May 31, 1872 - December 17, 1973

Astrophysicist, astronomer

Grote Reber

Grote Reber

1911 - 2002

American astronomer

Frank Watson Dyson

Frank Watson Dyson

8 January 1868 - 25 May 1939

English astronomer and Astronomer Royal

Ernst Öpik

Ernst Öpik

23 October 1893 - 10 September 1985

Astronomers

Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus

19 February 1473 - 24 May 1543

astronomer

Helen Sawyer Hogg

Helen Sawyer Hogg

1 August 1905 - 28 January 1993

Astronomer

Robert Woodrow Wilson

Robert Woodrow Wilson

January 10, 1936 -

American astronomer

Antony Hewish

Antony Hewish

11 May 1924 -

British astronomer

Annie Jump Cannon

Annie Jump Cannon

December 11, 1863 - April 13, 1941

Astronomer

Abū Ḥanīfa Dīnawarī

Abū Ḥanīfa Dīnawarī

828 - 896

Astronomers

Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī

Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī

September 5, 973 - December 13, 1048

Astronomers

Williamina Fleming

Williamina Fleming

May 15, 1857 - May 21, 1911

Astronomer

Carolyn S. Shoemaker

Carolyn S. Shoemaker

June 24, 1929 -

American astronomer

Charles Pritchard

Charles Pritchard

29 February 1808 - 28 May 1893

British astronomer

Norman Lockyer

Norman Lockyer

1836 - 1920

British astronomer

George Green

George Green

14 July 1793 - 31 May 1841

British astronomer and mathematician

Paul Guldin

Paul Guldin

June 12, 1577 - November 3, 1643

Astronomers

Gerhard Herzberg

Gerhard Herzberg

December 25, 1904 - March 3, 1999

Astronomers

Georges Lemaître

Georges Lemaître

17 July 1894 - 20 June 1966

astronomer, honorary prelate, priest, physics professor

Seth Barnes Nicholson

Seth Barnes Nicholson

November 12, 1891 - July 2, 1963

American astronomer

Johannes Hevelius

Johannes Hevelius

28 January 1611 - 28 January 1687

Astronomers

Henry Kater

Henry Kater

16 April 1777 - 26 April 1835

British astronomer

Marc Aaronson

Marc Aaronson

24 August 1950 - 30 April 1987

Astronomer

Willebrord Snellius

Willebrord Snellius

1580 - 30 October 1626

Astronomer and mathematician

Caroline Herschel

Caroline Herschel

16 March 1750 - 9 January 1848

Astronomer

Thābit ibn Qurra

Thābit ibn Qurra

826 - 901

Medieval Arab astronomer

Johann Gottfried Galle

Johann Gottfried Galle

25 June 1812 - 10 July 1910

German astronomer

Johann Franz Encke

Johann Franz Encke

23 September 1791 - 26 August 1865

German astronomer


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