Astronomers

Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve

Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve

15 April 1793 - 23 November 1864

Russian-German astronomer

Peter Andreas Hansen

Peter Andreas Hansen

1795 - 1874

German astronomer

George Biddell Airy

George Biddell Airy

27 July 1801 - 2 January 1892

English astronomer

Asaph Hall

Asaph Hall

October 15, 1829 - November 22, 1907

astronomical discoverer of the moons of Mars

Alexis Clairaut

Alexis Clairaut

13 May 1713 - 17 May 1765

French astronomer

Jérôme Lalande

Jérôme Lalande

11 July 1732 - 4 April 1807

French astronomer

Adolphe Quetelet

Adolphe Quetelet

22 February 1796 - 17 February 1874

astronomer, mathematician, statistician, sociologist

Karl Guthe Jansky

Karl Guthe Jansky

October 22, 1905 - February 14, 1950

American astronomer

Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

19 September 1749 - 19 August 1822

French astronomer and mathematician

Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers

Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers

October 11, 1758 - March 2, 1840

German astronomer

Jacobus Kapteyn

Jacobus Kapteyn

January 19, 1851 - June 18, 1922

Dutch astronomer, best known for his extensive studies of the Milky Way and as the first discoverer of evidence for galactic rotation

Urbain Le Verrier

Urbain Le Verrier

11 March 1811 - 23 September 1877

French astronomer

Tom Van Flandern

Tom Van Flandern

June 26, 1940 - January 29, 2009

American astronomer

Yrjö Väisälä

Yrjö Väisälä

6 September 1891 - 21 July 1971

Finnish astronomer

James Bradley

James Bradley

1693 - 13 July 1762

British astronomer

John Thomas Romney Robinson

John Thomas Romney Robinson

23 April 1792 - 28 February 1882

British astronomer

Karl Schwarzschild

Karl Schwarzschild

1873 - 1916

German astronomer

Milutin Milanković

Milutin Milanković

28 May 1879 - 12 December 1958

Serbian climatologist

Giovanni Schiaparelli

Giovanni Schiaparelli

March 14, 1835 - July 4, 1910

Italian astronomer

Francis Baily

Francis Baily

28 April 1774 - 30 August 1844

British astronomer

Jean Sylvain Bailly

Jean Sylvain Bailly

15 September 1736 - 12 November 1793

French astronomer

Sandra Faber

Sandra Faber

1944 -

Astronomer

Henry Norris Russell

Henry Norris Russell

October 25, 1877 - February 18, 1957

American astronomer

Charles Piazzi Smyth

Charles Piazzi Smyth

3 January 1819 - 1900

British astronomer

Ejnar Hertzsprung

Ejnar Hertzsprung

8 October 1873 - 21 October 1967

Astronomers

Giuseppe Piazzi

Giuseppe Piazzi

1746 - 1826

Astronomers

Franz Xaver von Zach

Franz Xaver von Zach

June 4, 1754 - September 2, 1832

German astronomer

Domenico Maria Novara da Ferrara

Domenico Maria Novara da Ferrara

1454 - 1504

Astronomers

André-Louis Danjon

André-Louis Danjon

6 April 1890 - 21 April 1967

French astronomer

Mikhail Lomonosov

Mikhail Lomonosov

November 19, 1711 - April 15, 1765

Polymath

Frank Drake

Frank Drake

1930 -

American astronomer

Gerard Kuiper

Gerard Kuiper

December 7, 1905 - December 24, 1973

Dutch-American astronomer after whom the Kuiper belt was named

Albert Brudzewski

Albert Brudzewski

1445 - 1497

Astronomers

Charles Lane Poor

Charles Lane Poor

January 18, 1866 - September 27, 1951

American astronomer

Ulugh Beg

Ulugh Beg

March 22, 1394 - October 27, 1449

Timurid ruler

Édouard Roche

Édouard Roche

17 October 1820 - 27 April 1883

French astronomer

John Flamsteed

John Flamsteed

19 August 1646 - 31 December 1719

British astronomer

Nevil Maskelyne

Nevil Maskelyne

6 October 1732 - 9 February 1811

Fifth Astronomer Royal, 1765 – 1811

Philipp Melanchthon

Philipp Melanchthon

16 February 1497 - 19 April 1560

German reformer

William Herschel

William Herschel

15 November 1738 - 25 August 1822

British astronomer

Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe

1546 - 1601

Danish astronomer

Regiomontanus

Regiomontanus

June 6, 1436 - July 6, 1476

German astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician

Percival Lowell

Percival Lowell

March 13, 1855 - November 12, 1916

American astronomer

Ole Rømer

Ole Rømer

5 October 1644 - 19 September 1710

Danish Astronomer

Nicolas Louis de Lacaille

Nicolas Louis de Lacaille

1713 - 1762

French astronomer

Johann Elert Bode

Johann Elert Bode

19 January 1747 - 23 November 1826

German astronomer

Johann Bayer

Johann Bayer

1572 - March 7, 1625

German astronomer

Hipparchus

Hipparchus

190 BC -

Astronomers

Friedrich Bessel

Friedrich Bessel

22 July 1784 - 17 March 1846

German astronomer and mathematician

Fred Hoyle

Fred Hoyle

24 June 1915 - 20 August 2001

English astronomer, writer

Edwin Hubble

Edwin Hubble

1889 - 1953

American astronomer

Erasmus Reinhold

Erasmus Reinhold

October 22, 1511 - February 19, 1553

German astronomer and mathematician

David Brewster

David Brewster

11 December 1781 - 10 February 1868

British astronomer and mathematician

Charles Messier

Charles Messier

26 June 1730 - 12 April 1817

French astronomer

Clyde Tombaugh

Clyde Tombaugh

February 4, 1906 - January 17, 1997 (aged 90)

American Astronomer

Anders Celsius

Anders Celsius

27 November 1701 - 25 April 1744 (73)

Swedish astronomer

Arthur Eddington

Arthur Eddington

28 December 1882 - 22 November 1944

English Astrophysicist


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