4977 BC Universe Is Created, According To Kepler - April 27
On this day in 4977 B.C., the universe is created, according to German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler, considered a founder of modern science. Kepler is best known for his theories expla...
4977 BC Universe Is Created, According To Kepler - April 27
On this day in 4977 B.C., the universe is created, according to German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler, considered a founder of modern science. Kepler is best known for his theories expla...
Julius Bauschinger
Julius Bauschinger (January 28, 1860 – January 21, 1934) was a German astronomer.
Julius Bauschinger was born in Fürth, the son of the physicist Johann Bauschinger. He studied at the Universities...
Johann Daniel Titius
Johann Daniel Titius (January 2, 1729 – December 11, 1796) was a German astronomer and a professor at Wittenberg.Titius was born in Chojnice, Polish Royal Prussia, and died in Wittenberg. His original...
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Kristen Rohlfs
Kristen Rohlfs (born 1930) is a docent for astrophysics. He taught astronomy at the University of Bochum, and is now retired.
Otto Boeddicker
Otto Boeddicker (1853–1937) was a German astronomer. He published drawings of naked-eye observations of the Milky Way in 1892, made over a period of six years. He also observed the Moon, includi...
Anton Thraen
Anton Karl Thraen (17 January 1843, Holungen, Province of Saxony – 18 February 1902, Dingelstädt) was a German astronomer and named two minor planets, 442 Eichsfeldia and 443 Photographica.
Thraen...
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Friedrich Bessel
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel ([ˈbɛsəl]; 22 July 1784 – 17 March 1846) was a German astronomer, mathematician (systematizer of the Bessel functions, which were discovered by Daniel Bernoulli). He was the f...
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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...
Philipp Johann Heinrich Fauth
Philipp Johann Heinrich Fauth (19 March 1867 — 4 January 1941) was a German selenographer. Born in Bad Dürkheim, he worked as a schoolteacher. His interest in astronomy was sparked when his father s...
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Otto Heckmann
Otto Hermann Leopold Heckmann (June 23, 1901 – May 13, 1983) was a German astronomer.He directed the Hamburg Observatory from 1941 to 1962, after which he became the first director of the Europe...
Erhard Weigel
Erhard Weigel (December 16, 1625 – March 21, 1699) was a German mathematician, astronomer and philosopher.He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig. From 1653 until his death he was professor...
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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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Ernst Zinner
Ernst Zinner (2 February 1886, Goldberg, Silesia – 30 August 1970) was a German astronomer and noted historian of astronomy. After studies in Munich and Jena he obtained his PhD in 1907 at the ...
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....
Matthias Bernegger
Matthias Bernegger (Latin: Bernegerus, also Matthew; born 8 February 1582 in Hallstatt, Salzkammergut, died 5 February 1640 in Strassburg) was a German philologist, astronomer, university professo...
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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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August Ferdinand Möbius
August Ferdinand Möbius ([ˈmøːbi̯ʊs]; 17 November 1790 – 26 September 1868) was a German mathematician and theoretical astronomer.He is best known for his discovery of the Möbius strip, a non-or...
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Erasmus Reinhold
Erasmus Reinhold (October 22, 1511 – February 19, 1553) was a German astronomer and mathematician, considered to be the most influential astronomical pedagogue of his generation. He was born and...
Otto Tetens
Otto Tetens (1865-09-26, Rendsburg, Germany – 1945-02-15, Teplitz-Schönau) was a German natural scientist with an astronomer background.
Tetens was the son of a high ranked police officer in Schle...
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Barnard's Star
Barnard's Star /ˈbɑrnərd/ is a very low-mass red dwarf star about six light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Ophiuchus, the Snake-holder. Barnard's Star is the fourth-closest known indivi...
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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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Johann Wilhelm Wagner
Johann Wilhelm Wagner (24 November 1681 in Heldburg/Thüringen - 16 December 1745 in Berlin) was a German astronomer.
Between 1700 and 1703 he had a position as assistant to Georg Christoph Eimmart...
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Regiomontanus
Johannes Müller von Königsberg (6 June 1436 – 6 July 1476), today best known by the Latin epithet Regiomontanus, was a German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, translator, instrument maker and Ca...
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Michael Adelbulner
Michael A. Adelbulner (February 3, 1702 – June 21, 1779) was a German mathematician, physicist, physician, and astronomer. He was born at Nürnberg and died in Altdorf bei Nürnberg.His claim to fame re...
Joseph von Fraunhofer
Joseph Fraunhofer (6 March 1787 – 7 June 1826), ennobled in 1824 as Ritter von Fraunhofer, was a German optician.He is known for discovering the dark absorption lines known as Fraunhofer lines in the ...
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