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- Leda was discovered by Charles Kowal in 1974.
- It was discovered in 1977 by Charles Kowal, an American astronomer, at the Palomar Observatory in southern California.
- Discovered by Charles Kowal in 1977 and named for the mythical centaur noted for healing and teaching.
- The discovery-team leaders, Scott Sheppard and Dr. David Jewitt of the University of Hawaii, also discovered 11 other small satellites of Jupiter in 2000.
- Asteroids are awarded with an official number once their orbits are confirmed.
- Asteroids are given names that honor not the discoverer, but instead another deserving person.
- Asteroids are known by name and a sequential number indicating the order of their discovery.
- Asteroids are categorised by their position in the solar system.
- Asteroids are commonly classified according to two criteria: the characteristics of their orbits, and features of their reflectance spectrum.
- John Tebbutt was a pioneer in the field of astronomy and lived his whole life in the Hawkesbury district.
- John Tebbutt was born on the 25th May 1834 Windsor NSW, the son of John Tebbutt and Virginia nee Saunders.
- John Tebbutt was elected a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society in London in 1873 for his contribution to astronomy.
- John Tebbutt was highly regarded overseas and his observations assisted in advancing astronomy in Australia and also internationally.
- Adriaan van Maanen was the first to use the reflecting telescope for parallaxes, making use of both the 60-inch and 100-inch Mt.
- Adriaan van Maanen was also providing evidence to Shapley's argument.
- The first ever detected extrasolar planets were found orbiting a millisecond pulsar in 1990, by Aleksander Wolszczan.
- In 1992, Aleksander Wolszczan used this method to discover planets around the pulsar PSR 1257+12. Wolszczan's discovery was quickly confirmed.
- The first confirmed detections were finally made in the 1990s when the planet orbiting 51 Pegasi was discovered in 1995 by astronomer Aleksander Wolszczan.
- Janus is a moon of Saturn discovered by the French astronomer Audouin Dollfus in 1966.
- It was seen in 1992 by veteran lunar observer Audouin Dollfus of the Observatoire de Paris using the one metre (39 inch) Meudon reflecting telescope.
- Audouin Dollfus of the Observatoire de Paris observed a series of glows on the floor of Langrenus crater using the one-meter telescope on December 30, 1992.
- A modern understanding of sunspots starts with George Ellery Hale, in which magnetic fields and sunspots are linked.
- Astronomer George Ellery Hale played an important role in Caltech's early development, helping to mold the school into a major scientific institution.
- August 1889 - George Ellery Hale, at age 21, conceives the idea for the spectroheliograph.
- The first spectrogram (photo of a spectrum) of a star, Vega (Alpha Lyrae), was obtained in 1872 by American amateur Henry Draper (1837-82).
- This sytem is named for the astronomer Henry Draper, but was cataloged by Annie J. Cannon (225,300 stars), and later extended by Margaret W. Mayall.
- Pickering made the Henry Draper a long term project to obtain the optical spectra of as many stars as possible, also to index and classify stars by spectra.
- John Paul Wild (born May 17, 1923) of Australia, specialized in radio astronomy.
- His name was John Paul Wild and he was sitting in a cow paddock just outside Dapto.
- John Paul Wild, who has died a week short of his 85th birthday, was born in Sheffield, England.
- Ahmad ibn 'Abdallah Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi was a Persian astronomer and mathematician from Merv in Khorasan, Persia.
- Nairizi used the so-called umbra (versa), the equivalent to the tangent, as a genuine trigonometric line (but he was anticipated in this by al-Marwazi).
- He also used al-Marwazi 's idea of Tangents ("shadows") to develop equations for calculating tangents and cotangents, compiling tables of them.
- In 1820, French astronomer Alexis Bouvard began making tables predicting the movements of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus.
- Cette comète a été découverte en 1772, puis une seconde fois par Jean-Louis Pons, Alexis Bouvard, et Huth, en 1805.
- Alexis Bouvard - Wikipedia, den fria encyklopedin Alexis Bouvard, f--dd 1767, d--d 1843, fransk astronom.
- The crater is named after the Italian astronomer Annibale de Gasparis (1819-1892, director of the observatory in Naples, Italy and discoverer of 9 asteroids.
- Annibale de Gasparis (1819 –1892) was an Italian astronomer.
- Themis is a large Main belt asteroid which was discovered in 1853 by Annibale de Gasparis.
- Barnaba Oriani ( 1752 - 1832) was a significant Italian astronomer.
- Barnaba Oriani ( July 17, 1752 - November 12, 1832) was an Italian geodesist, astronomer and scientist.
- On January 24 1801, Piazzi announced his discovery in letters to fellow astronomers, among them his fellow countryman, Barnaba Oriani of Milan.
- Canadian astronomers Brett Gladman and J.J. Kavelaars have discovered almost half of the known satellites of Saturn.
- The current team of jovian searchers consists of UBC astronomers Brett Gladman and Lynne Allen, and JJ Kavelaars of the National Research Council of Canada.
- It was discovered by the team of Brett Gladman, John-J--Kavelaars, et al.
- Chandra Wickramasinghe is acknowledged as being one of the world---s leading experts on interstellar material and the origins of life.
- Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe was born in Sri Lanka and was educated at Royal College, Colombo and later at the University of Ceylon.
- Astronomer Chandra Wickramasinghe is studying the cells with microbiologists at Cardiff University.
- Cuno Hoffmeister founded the Sonneberg Observatory and discovered approximately 10.000 variable stars and several asteroids.
- From 1945, she worked closely with professor Cuno Hoffmeister as an assistant astronomer at the Sonneberg Observatory.
- Dal 1945, lavor-- fianco a fianco con il professor Cuno Hoffmeister come assistente astronomo all'Osservatorio Sonneberg.
- Amateur astronomer Edwin Holmes, who was looking at the Andromeda galaxy at the time, discovered Comet Holmes in 1892.
- The comet was also in a major eruption 115 years ago, in November 1892, when English amateur Edwin Holmes was the first to spot it.
- C'est en observant M31 que cette comète fut découverte par l'astronome amateur Edwin Holmes en 1892 à Londres (Angleterre).
- It was discovered in 1848 independently by the American astronomer George Phillips Bond and the English astronomer William Lassell.
- Also George Phillips Bond (director from 1859-1865) published this observation (among others by Coolidge and Safford) in AN #1453 (1863). NGC 6643 (No.
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- Short description of Professor James Challis, the almost-discoverer of Neptune.
- James Challis ( December 12, 1803 --- December 3, 1882) was an English clergyman, physicist and astronomer.
- In September 1845 Adams gave accurate information on the position of the new planet to James Challis, director of the Cambridge Observatory.
- The most distant quasar now surpasses a quasar discovered in 1991 at a redshift of 4.89 by astronomers Donald Schneider, Maarten Schmidt and James Gunn.
- For the science fiction writer, see James Gunn (author).
- Go to this page to read about CSSF Director James Gunn.
- In 1758, Christmas day was celebrated with a recorded sighting of Halley's Comet by Johann Georg Palitzsch.
- Although it was spotted on 25 December 1858 by Johann Georg Palitzsch, Messier was the first person in France to find Halley's Comet.
- Comet Halley was finally discovered by the German amateur astronomer Johann Georg Palitzsch (1723-1788) in the Chrismas night (December 25-26) of 1758.
- Kaoru Ikeya, a Japanese observer, had spotted the same comet about one and a half hours before Zhang, according to the IAU.
- Kaoru Ikeya discovered 5 comets in the 1960s, including the spectacular sungrazer Ikeya-Seki (1965 S1).
- Kaoru Ikeya of Japan and Daqing Zhang from China first sighted the comet in the constellation Cetus, the Whale, on Feb.
- Karl Schwarzschild ( October 9, 1873 - May 11, 1916) was a noted German physicist and astronomer.
- He has studied galaxies with the Schmidt telescope at the Karl Schwarzschild Observatory in Tautenburg, Germany.
- Study of Karl Schwarzschild's spacetime metric.
- A minor planet 3508 Pasternak, discovered by Soviet astronomer Lyudmila Georgievna Karachkina in 1980 is named after him.
- A minor planet 3437 Kapitsa discovered by Soviet astronomer Lyudmila Georgievna Karachkina in 1982 is named after him.
- A minor planet 3469 Bulgakov discovered by Soviet astronomer Lyudmila Georgievna Karachkina in 1982 is named after him.
- Zusammen mit Vincenzo Cerulli stellte er einen Sternenkatalog zusammen.
- Vincenzo Cerulli ( April 20 1859 – May 30 1927) was an Italian astronomer who owned a private observatory in Teramo.
- Vincenzo Cerulli (Teramo,-- 20 aprile -- 1859 ----- Merate,-- 31 maggio -- 1927) -- stato un astronomo e matematico italiano.
- We do know a little about al-Mahani's work in astronomy from Ibn Yunus's astronomical handbook al-Zij al-Hakimi al-kabir.
- That problem led to a cubic equation, x-- + c--b = cx--, which Muslim writers called al-Mahani's equation.
- B A Rosenfeld, 'Geometric trigonometry' in treatises of al-Khwarizmi, al-Mahani and ibn al-Haytham, in Vestigia mathematica (Amsterdam, 1993), 305-308.
- Al-Samawal, nearly 200 years later, was an important member of al-Karaji's school.
- But again, these methods were also present in the work of mathematicians of Karaji's school, in particular al-Samawal.
- S Al-Samawal (1130, Baghdad, Iraq - 1180, Maragha, Iran) Mathematician who was able to extend the arithmetic operations to handle polynomials.
- Named after Alexandre Schaumasse (1882 - 1958), a French astronomer, who discovered the comet on December 1, 1911.
- Alexandre Schaumasse ( 1882 – 1958) was a French astronomer.
- Les prévisions établies par G. Fayet permirent à H. Knox Shaw et Alexandre Schaumasse de la retrouver en 1911.
- Astrophysicist Alfred Fowler identified the bands in the spectra of stars, and found that sunspots are actually cooler than their surroundings.
- He should not be confused with the British astronomer Alfred Fowler.
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- The first quasar was discovered by Allan Sandage and Thomas Matthews, an optical and a radio astronomer working in collaboration, in 1963.
- A photo of Dr. Allan Sandage in front of the Mt.
- In the early 1950s, astronomer Allan Sandage inherited from Edwin Hubble the task of determining whether expansion was real.
- Alvan Graham Clark is also remembered particularly for his discovery of the (white dwarf) companion of Sirius in 1862.
- One of Clark's sons, Alvan Graham Clark, discovered the dim companion of Sirius.
- In 1862 Alvan Graham Clark discovered the companion, which is called Sirius B, or affectionately "the Pup".
- In a paper by Arne Henden (Henden 2003), a good presentation is given on the history and development infrared filters.
- Since none of the Landolt stars go through my zenith I also depend on Arne Henden's set of sequences (constructed mostly for the AAVSO, I suspect).
- Figure x. Equation-based V-magnitude versus true V-magnitude for 35 Landolt and Arne Henden stars.
- German astronomers Arnold Schwassmann and Arno Arthur Wachmann first discovered the SW 3 comet in 1930 while hunting for asteroids.
- Cette com-te fut d-couverte par Arnold Schwassmann et Arno Arthur Wachmann en 1927 sur des plaques photographiques.
- Cette comète fut découverte par Arnold Schwassmann et Arno Arthur Wachmann en 1927 sur des plaques photographiques.
- Astronomer Bertil Lindblad theorized the rotation of the galaxy and the existence of spiral arms, later confirmed by Jan Hendrik Oort.
- Denna Harley Davidson Typ WJ fr--n 1921 k--ptes 1951 av Bertil Lindblad som renoverat den till detta fina skick.
- Last check: 2007-10-15) Du kan ocks-- s--ka efter Bertil Lindblad i andra artiklar p-- svenska wikipedia.
- This telescope was used by Charles Dillon Perrine to discover two moons of Jupiter.
- He died in C-rdoba and was succeeded as director of the observatory by Charles Dillon Perrine.
- La com-te a -t- red-couverte par Charles Dillon Perrine en 1899 - la magnitude 14-15, et fut revue en 1906 par Wolf, aussi faiblement qu'en 1899.
- Astrophysicist Chushiro Hayashi studied under Hideki Yukawa, and developed theories to explain several types of astronomical phenomena.
- The track is named after Chushiro Hayashi.
- Born in Kyoto, Chushiro Hayashi earned his B.S. in physics at the University of Tokyo in 1942.
- Planet Xena is an orb circling the sun that was first discovered by astronomers Michael Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David Rabinowitz in 2003.
- At Palomar, with the digital camera, Brown and his team, including Chad Trujillo and David Rabinowitz, began finding big things.
- The object's discovery was officially announced on July 29, 2005, by the scientists who found it (Michael Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David Rabinowitz).
- The possibility of ocean planets is not exactly new; they were first proposed by David Stevenson of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
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- In the 1960s most scientists thought there were no canals on Mars, however there were a few exceptions, such as Earl Slipher.
- He was the brother of Earl Slipher, who also worked at the Lowell Observatory.
- Earl Slipher photographs Mars in opposition and reports in 1940 that there are many canals.
- The American astronomer Edward Charles Pickering (1846-1919) was a pioneer in the fields of stellar spectroscopy and photometry.
- After the debate, however, he was hired to replace the recently deceased Edward Charles Pickering as director of the Harvard College Observatory.
- Pickering crater on the Moon is jointly named after him and his brother Edward Charles Pickering.
- GEOFFREY MARCY: Indeed the real golden question, of course, is whether or not there's life elsewhere in the universe.
- Debra Fischer is an astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley, where she works to assist Geoffrey Marcy looking for extrasolar planets.
- Professor Geoffrey Marcy the prestigious Henry Draper Medal on April 30 during the academy's 138th meeting.
- There he assisted Samuel Alfred Mitchell with his extensive stellar parallax program and Harold Alden with the lengthy Boss star project.
- In addition to assisting with the parallax program, van de Kamp assisted Harold Alden with the lengthy Boss star project.
- It served as the observatory director’s home for decades and is named for the third director, Harold Alden.
- Harold Reitsema is now usually credited with the discovery of Larissa by ground-based stellar occultation observations.
- It was discovered by Harold Reitsema based on ground-based stellar occultation observations, and was photographed by Voyager 2 in 1989.
- In 1985 Harold Reitsema coined the term falsi colori (Italian slang for "false color") for describing the color display of digital images.
- Most of his later asteroid discoveries were made jointly with the husband and wife team of Cornelis Johannes van Houten and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld.
- Gehrels shipped the plates from his survey to astronomers Kees van Houten and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld at the Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands.
- Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (f--dt Groeneveld) er en nederlandsk astronom.
- Dr. Issei YAMAMOTO obtained the related meteor's photo as the first meteor photo in Japan in 1927.
- In 1920, a professor at Kyoto University, Issei Yamamoto, began what was called the "Tenmon Doukoukai" (simply translated as Astronomy Association).
- Issei Yamamoto (山本一清) ( 1889 – 1959) was a Japanese astronomer.
- The constellation originated with the German astronomer Jakob Bartsch who created it during the seventeenth century.
- Jakob Bartsch records the constellation Camelopardalis around north star.
- Camelopardalis has no mythology associated with its stars, as it is a modern constellation, first recorded by Jakob Bartsch.
- James Pollack and Carl Sagan might be described as moderate homocentrists.
- Derkach consulted with Mars atmosphere expert James Pollack on how winds might sound in the cold, thin air of Mars.
- Shopping is the best place to comparison shop for The Golden Egg: - James Pollack Book.
- Jean Meeus (born 1928) is a Belgian astronomer specializing in celestial mechanics.
- The following diagram is Figure 1a from Jean Meeus's book Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, published in 1997 by Willmann-Bell.
- Jean Meeus studied mathematics at the University of Leuven in Belgium, where he received the Degree of Licentiate in 1953 .
- Johann von Lamont ( December 13, 1805 – August 6, 1879) was a Scottish - German astronomer and physicist.
- JOHANN VON LAMONT (1805-1879), Scottish-German astronomer and magnetician, was born at Braemar, Aberdeenshire, on the 13th of December 1805.
- Wolf also correlated this solar cycle with the observations of the Earth’s magnetism made by Johann von Lamont.
- He is also the co-discoverer of asteroid #7530, with Kazuo Watanabe.
- Wsp--lnie z Kazuo Watanabe odkry-- 571 planetoid a samodzielnie 11.
- Kazuo Watanabe (------------, born May 1, 1955) is an amateur Japanese astronomer.
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