Wulff-Dieter Heintz
Wulff-Dieter Heintz (3 June 1930–10 June 2006) was a German astronomer who worked the latter part of his career in the United States. He was Professor Emeritus of Astronomy at Swarthmore College. He w...
Benedict Zuckermann
Benedict Zuckermann (October 9, 1818 – December 17, 1891) was a Jewish scientist in the Diaspora. A native of Germany, he was an Ashkenazic Jew.
Zuckermann was born in Breslau (Wrocław), in ...
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Otto Lesser
Otto Leberecht Lesser (1830 – 1887) was a German astronomer who co-discovered asteroid 62 Erato with Wilhelm Julius Foerster on September 14, 1860 in Berlin. This was the first co-discovery on record....
Hartmut Jahreiß
Hartmut Jahreiß (born 1942) is a German astronomer associated with Astronomisches Rechen-Institut specializing in the study of nearby stars.
Hartmut Jahreiß obtained his Ph.D from the University o...
Emil Ernst
Emil Ernst was a German astronomer.He did his Ph.D. dissertation in 1918 at the Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl (Königstuhl Observatory, near Heidelberg) at the University of Heidelberg.At the ...
Cuno Hoffmeister
Cuno Hoffmeister (2 February 1892 – 2 January 1968) was a German astronomer and founder of Sonneberg Observatory.Born in Sonneberg in 1892 to Carl and Marie Hoffmeister, Cuno Hoffmeister obtained his...
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Viktor Knorre
Viktor Karlovich Knorre Russian: Виктор Карлович Кнорре(4 October 1840 – 25 August 1919) was a Russian astronomer of German ethnic origin. He worked in Nikolaev, Pulkovo and Berlin and is best kno...
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Hermann Carl Vogel
Hermann Carl Vogel (April 3, 1841 – August 13, 1907) was a German astrophysicist. He was born in Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony. From 1882 to 1907 he was director of the Astrophysical Observatory, P...
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Nathanael Matthaeus von Wolf
Nathanael Matthaeus von Wolf, Nathanael Matthäus von Wolf, Polish: Nataniel Mateusz Wolf (28 January 1724 in Chojnice (Conitz) - 15 December 1784 in Danzig (Gdańsk)) was a German botanist, phy...
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Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory
Hamburger Sternwarte (Hamburg Observatory) is an astronomical observatory located in the Bergedorf borough of the city of Hamburg in northern Germany. It is owned and operated by the University of Ha...
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Caroline Herschel
Caroline Lucretia Herschel (16 March 1750 – 9 January 1848) was a German British astronomer and the sister of astronomer Sir William Herschel with whom she worked throughout both of their careers. Her...
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Johann Karl Burckhardt
Johann Karl Burckhardt (April 30, 1773 – June 22, 1825) was a German-born astronomer and mathematician who later became a naturalized French citizen. (He later became known as Jean Charles Burckhardt ...
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Sebastian F. Hönig
Sebastian Florian Hönig is a DFG fellow in the astrophysics group of the University of California, Santa Barbara Physics Department from Eislingen/Fils, Germany. He works on active galactic nuclei and...
Walther Augustin Villiger
Walter Augustin Villiger (1872–1938; his first name is sometimes spelt Walther) was a Swiss astronomer and Carl Zeiss engineer who discovered an asteroid while was working in Munich, Germany. He also ...
Albert Marth
Albert Marth (May 5, 1828 – August 6, 1897) was a German astronomer who worked in England and Ireland.He came to England in 1853 to work for George Bishop, a rich wine merchant and patron of astronom...
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Carl Theodor Anger
Carl Theodor Anger (Danzig, 31 July 1803 – Danzig, 25 March 1858) was a German mathematician and astronomer. He was a student of and assistant to Friedrich Bessel at the Königsberg Observatory from 18...
Christoph Rothmann
Christoph Rothmann (born between 1550 and 1560 in Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt; died probably after 1600 in Bernburg) was a German mathematician and one of the few well-known astronomers of his time. His r...
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Georg Tannstetter
Georg Tannstetter (April 1482 – March 26, 1535), also called Georgius Collimitius, was a humanist teaching at the University of Vienna. He was a medical doctor, mathematician, astronomer, cartog...
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William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
William IV of Hesse-Kassel (24 June 1532 – 25 August 1592), also called William the Wise, was the first Landgrave of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). He was the founder of the...
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Rudolph Minkowski
Rudolph Minkowski (born Rudolf Leo Bernhard Minkowski; May 28, 1895 – January 4, 1976) was a German-American astronomer.Minkowski was the son of Marie Johanna Siegel and physiologist Oskar Minko...
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Hermann Struve
Karl Hermann Struve (October 3, 1854 – August 12, 1920) was a Russian astronomer. In Russian, his name is sometimes given as German Ottovich Struve (Герман Оттович Струве) or German Ottonovich Struve ...
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Walter Baade
Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Baade (March 24, 1893 – June 25, 1960) was a German astronomer who worked in the USA from 1931 to 1959.
He took advantage of wartime blackout conditions during World War II...
Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus (/koʊˈpɜrnɪkəs, kə-/; Polish:  Mikołaj Kopernik ; German: Nikolaus Kopernikus; 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer...
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Johannes Hevelius
Johannes Hevelius ((1611-01-28)28 January 1611 – 28 January 1687) was a councillor and mayor of Gdańsk, then part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. As an astronomer he gained a reputation as "...
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Stuttgart Observatory
Sternwarte Stuttgart (Stuttgart Observatory) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the association Schwäbische Sternwarte e.V.. It is located on the Uhlandshöhe in Stuttgart, Germany. P...
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Hoher List Observatory
The Hoher List Observatory (German: Observatorium Hoher List) is an astronomical observatory located about 60 km south of Bonn, Germany, near the town of Daun in the mountain range of the Eif...
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Ernst Hartwig
Carl Ernst Albrecht Hartwig (14 January 1851 in Frankfurt – 3 May 1923 in Bamberg) was a German astronomer.He discovered a new star in M31 (the "Andromeda Nebula") on 20 August 1885. This object...
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Christian Wurstisen
Christian Wurstisen (Latin: Christianus Urstisius) (1544 – 29 March 1588) was a mathematician, theologician, historian from Basel. His name is also given as Wursteisen, Wurzticius, Ursticius...