Astronomers

Margaret Turnbull

Margaret Turnbull

-

American astronomer

Yvon Villarceau

Yvon Villarceau

15 January 1813 - 23 December 1883

French astronomer and mathematician

Gustav Andreas Tammann

Gustav Andreas Tammann

24 July 1932 -

Swiss astonomer

William Crabtree

William Crabtree

1610 - 1644

British astronomer

Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji

Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji

- 1204

Astronomer

Vergilius of Salzburg

Vergilius of Salzburg

c. 700 - 784

Irish churchman, astronomer, bishop of Salzburg

Joseph Silk

Joseph Silk

3 December 1942 -

Cosmologist

Charles R. Alcock

Charles R. Alcock

June 15, 1951 -

Astronomer

Ernst Zinner

Ernst Zinner

2 February 1886 - 30 August 1970

German astronomer

George Coyne

George Coyne

1933 -

American astronomer

Philip Fox (astronomer)

Philip Fox (astronomer)

March 7, 1878 - July 21, 1944

American astronomer and United States Army officer

Rudolf Wolf

Rudolf Wolf

7 July 1816 - 6 December 1893

Swiss astronomer

Richard Huziak

Richard Huziak

18 March 1957 -

Astronomers

Theodor von Oppolzer

Theodor von Oppolzer

26 October 1841 - 26 December 1886

Austrian astronomer and mathematician

Paul McNally (astronomer)

Paul McNally (astronomer)

15 February 1890 - 4 March 1955

American astronomer

Giuseppe Campani

Giuseppe Campani

1635 - 1715

Astronomers

Antony Cooke

Antony Cooke

3 August 1948 -

American astronomer and musician

Peter Dollond

Peter Dollond

24 February 1731 - 2 July 1821

British astronomer

Hans-Walter Rix

Hans-Walter Rix

1964 -

German astronomer

James Gilbert Baker

James Gilbert Baker

November 11, 1914 - June 29, 2005

American astronomer

Jonathan Homer Lane

Jonathan Homer Lane

August 9, 1819 - May 3, 1880

American astronomer

John Campbell Brown

John Campbell Brown

1947 -

British astronomer

Giovanni Battista Lacchini

Giovanni Battista Lacchini

May 20, 1884 - January 6, 1967

Astronomers

James E. Gunn

James E. Gunn

1938 -

American astronomer

William Duncan MacMillan

William Duncan MacMillan

July 24, 1871 - 1948

American astronomer

Étienne Léopold Trouvelot

Étienne Léopold Trouvelot

1827 - 1895

French astronomer

Pol Swings

Pol Swings

24 September 1906 - 28 October 1983

astrophysicist

Arthur Storer

Arthur Storer

- 1686

American astronomer

Robert Kraft (astronomer)

Robert Kraft (astronomer)

June 16, 1927 -

American astronomer

Jean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan

Jean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan

26 November 1678 - 20 February 1771

French astronomer

Rupert Wildt

Rupert Wildt

June 25, 1905 - January 9, 1976

Astronomer

Nikolai Aleksandrovich Kozyrev

Nikolai Aleksandrovich Kozyrev

September 2, 1908 - February 27, 1983

Russian astronomer/astrophysicist

Lewis Morris Rutherfurd

Lewis Morris Rutherfurd

November 25, 1816 - May 30, 1892

American astronomer

Richard Ellis (astronomer)

Richard Ellis (astronomer)

1950 -

British astronomer

William E. Gordon

William E. Gordon

1918 - 2010

American astronomer

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

October 5, 1958 -

Astrophysicist

Albert Graham Ingalls

Albert Graham Ingalls

January 16, 1888 - August 13, 1958

American astronomer

Carl Størmer

Carl Størmer

September 3, 1874 - August 13, 1957

norwegian astronomer

Yanga R. Fernández

Yanga R. Fernández

June 10, 1971 -

American astronomer

Leon Mestel

Leon Mestel

5 August 1927 -

British astronomer

Chandra Wickramasinghe

Chandra Wickramasinghe

20 January 1939 -

Astronomer

Niccolò Zucchi

Niccolò Zucchi

December 6, 1586 - May 21, 1670

Itlain Jesuit astronomer and physicist

Walter Lewin

Walter Lewin

1936 -

Dutch astrophysicist

Wilhelm Gliese

Wilhelm Gliese

21 June 1915 - 12 June 1993

German astronomer

Esko Valtaoja

Esko Valtaoja

20 June 1951 -

Finnish astronomer

Frank K. Edmondson

Frank K. Edmondson

1912 - 2008

American astronomer

Malcolm Longair

Malcolm Longair

18 May 1941 -

British astronomer

Jens Martin Knudsen

Jens Martin Knudsen

October 12, 1930 - February 17, 2005

Astrophysicist

Emilios T. Harlaftis

Emilios T. Harlaftis

March 19, 1965 - February 20, 2005

astrophysicist

Ruby Payne-Scott

Ruby Payne-Scott

1912 - 1981

Astronomers

Saul Perlmutter

Saul Perlmutter

1959 -

American astrophysicist and Nobel laureate

Warren De la Rue

Warren De la Rue

18 January 1815 - 19 April 1889

British astronomer and chemist, most famous for his pioneering work in astronomical photography

Venkatraman Radhakrishnan

Venkatraman Radhakrishnan

18th May 1929 - 3rd March 2011

Prof. Radhakrishnan was an astronomer and the former director of the Raman Research Institute. He is also known for his interest in sailing and flying.

David Todd Wilkinson

David Todd Wilkinson

13 May 1935 - 5 September 2002

American astronomer

Michael Turner (cosmologist)

Michael Turner (cosmologist)

29 July 1949 -

American cosmologist

Andrew Lyne

Andrew Lyne

13 July 1942 -

British astronomer

Lewis Boss

Lewis Boss

26 October 1846 - 5 October 1912

American astronomer

Tobias Mayer

Tobias Mayer

17 February 1723 - 20 February 1762

German astronomer

Ralph Asher Alpher

Ralph Asher Alpher

February 3, 1921 - August 12, 2007

American cosmologist

Giorgio Abetti

Giorgio Abetti

October 5, 1882 - August 24, 1982

Italian solar astronomer

Abu Ma'shar al-Balkhi

Abu Ma'shar al-Balkhi

787 - 886

Astronomers

Nicole-Reine Lepaute

Nicole-Reine Lepaute

5 January 1723 - 6 December 1788

French astronomer

Joseph-Nicolas Delisle

Joseph-Nicolas Delisle

4 April 1688 - 11 September 1768

French astronomer

Nils Christoffer Dunér

Nils Christoffer Dunér

May 21, 1839 - November 10, 1914

Astronomers

Charles Todd (astronomer)

Charles Todd (astronomer)

7 July 1826 - 29 January 1910

South Australian superintendent of telegraphs and government astronomer

Antonio Abetti

Antonio Abetti

June 19, 1846 - February 20, 1928

Astronomer

Robert Raynolds McMath

Robert Raynolds McMath

1891 - 1962

American astronomer

Didier Queloz

Didier Queloz

February 23, 1966 -

Swiss astronomer

Tadeusz Banachiewicz

Tadeusz Banachiewicz

13 February 1882 - 17 November 1954

Astronomers

Julio Garavito Armero

Julio Garavito Armero

January 5, 1865 - March 11, 1920

Astronomers

James B. Pollack

James B. Pollack

July 9, 1938 - June 13, 1994

American astronomer

Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland

Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland

27 April 1564 - 5 November 1632

English aristocrat

Geoffrey Marcy

Geoffrey Marcy

September 29, 1954 -

American astronomer

Christopher Hansteen

Christopher Hansteen

26 November 1784 - 11 April 1873

Norwegian geomagnetist

Willie Soon

Willie Soon

1966 -

American astronomer

Guy Consolmagno

Guy Consolmagno

1952 -

American astronomer

Phil Plait

Phil Plait

September 30, 1964 -

Astronomer, skeptic

Agnes Mary Clerke

Agnes Mary Clerke

1842 - 1907

Astronomer

Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Benjamin Apthorp Gould

September 27, 1824 - November 26, 1896

American astronomer

Harold Masursky

Harold Masursky

December 23, 1922 - August 24, 1990

American astronomer

John A. Eddy

John A. Eddy

March 25, 1931 - June 10, 2009

American astronomer

Truman Henry Safford

Truman Henry Safford

6 January 1836 - 13 June 1901

American astronomer

J. Allen Hynek

J. Allen Hynek

1910 - 1986

American astronomer

Johann von Lamont

Johann von Lamont

December 13, 1805 - August 6, 1879

Scottish-German astronomer and magnetician

William Christie (astronomer)

William Christie (astronomer)

1 October 1845 - 22 January 1922

British astronomer

Francis Graham-Smith

Francis Graham-Smith

25 April 1923 -

British astronomer

Jim Peebles

Jim Peebles

1935 -

American astronomer

Donald Edward Osterbrock

Donald Edward Osterbrock

1924 - 2007

American astronomer

Muḥammad ibn Jābir al-Ḥarrānī al-Battānī

Muḥammad ibn Jābir al-Ḥarrānī al-Battānī

c. 858 - 929

Muslim astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician

Johann Heinrich von Mädler

Johann Heinrich von Mädler

May 29, 1794 - March 14, 1874

German astronomer

John Wrottesley, 2nd Baron Wrottesley

John Wrottesley, 2nd Baron Wrottesley

August 5, 1798 - October 27, 1867

British astronomer

Giovanni Battista Riccioli

Giovanni Battista Riccioli

17 April 1598 - 25 June 1671

Astronomers

Forest Ray Moulton

Forest Ray Moulton

April 29, 1872 - December 7, 1952

American astronomer

Thomas Cowling

Thomas Cowling

17 June 1906 - 16 June 1990

British astronomer

Dirk Brouwer

Dirk Brouwer

September 1, 1902 - January 31, 1966

Dutch astronomer

Adriaan Blaauw

Adriaan Blaauw

12 April 1914 - 1 December 2010

Dutch astronomer

Robert Methven Petrie

Robert Methven Petrie

May 15, 1906 - April 8, 1966

Astronomers

Solon Irving Bailey

Solon Irving Bailey

1854 - 1931

American astronomer

Gerald Hawkins

Gerald Hawkins

1928 - 2003

British astronomer


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