Astronomers

Celebrities in category Astronomers. List of famous people in category Astronomers.

Arthur Eddington
Great Britain
English astrophysicist, foreign corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences
David Fabricius
Germany
German astronomer, discoverer of the first variable star
Charles Thomas Kowal
USA
American astronomer
Peter Andreas Hansen
Germany
Famous German astronomer.
Jorge Sahade
Argentina
Argentine astronomer.
Johann Gottlieb Friedrich Bohnenberger
Germany
German astronomer and mathematician.
Galileo Galilei
Italy
Italian physicist, astronomer, one of the founders of natural science, an outstanding thinker of the Renaissance.
Maria Mitchell
USA
American astronomer.
Karl Schwarzschild
Germany
German astronomer, one of the founders of theoretical astrophysics
Aleksander Wolszczan
Poland
Polish astronomer.
Henrietta Swan Leavitt
USA
American astronomer
Ernst Julius Opik
Estonia
Estonian astronomer
Gerard Peter Kuiper
USA
Dutch-American astronomer
Karolina Gershel
Great Britain
English astronomer
Lydia Tseraskaya
Portugal
Outstanding Russian and Soviet astronomer
Marcin Odlanicki Poczobutt
Lithuania
Belarusian and Lithuanian educator, astronomer, mathematician.
Wilbur Norman Christiansen
Australia
Australian astronomer, pioneer of Australian radio astronomy.
Anton Pannekoek
Netherlands
Dutch astronomer and Marxist theorist.
Klavdiy Ptolemey
Greece
Ancient Greek scientist.
Ejnar Hertzsprung
Denmark
Danish astronomer.
Bernard Yarnton Mills
Australia
Australian astronomer.
Asaph Hall
USA
American astronomer
Yan Oort
Netherlands
Dutch astronomer
Hipparkh
Greece
Ancient Greek scientist, one of the founders of astronomy
Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell
Great Britain
English astronomer.
Fritz Zwicky
USA
Swiss-born American astronomer
Annie Jump Cannon
USA
American astronomer
Anders Celsius
Sweden
Swedish astronomer and meteorologist after whom the temperature scale is named
Jean-Felix Picard
France
French astronomer
Tyge Brahe
Denmark
Danish astronomer, astrologer and alchemist of the Renaissance.
Nikolay Barabashov
Ukraine
Astronomer, founder of the Kharkov School of Planetology, academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR (1948)
Tomasz Zebrowski
Lithuania
Astronomer and mathematician
Johann Franz Encke
Germany
German astronomer
Yohann Galle
Germany
German astronomer who discovered the planet Neptune in 1846 using coordinates calculated by the Frenchman Le Verrier.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Germany
Outstanding German scientist and publicist
Iohann Bode
Germany
German astronomer, member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences, founder of the Berlin Astronomical Yearbook. (53)
William Henry Fox Talbot
Great Britain
English physicist, chemist and master of photography
Jakob Bartsch
Germany
German physician, mathematician and astronomer
Vera Rubin
USA
American astronomer
Andrew Douglas
USA
American astronomer and archaeologist, founder of dendrochronology
Guillermo Haro
Mexico
Mexican astronomer.
Seth Shostak
USA
Astronomer, SETI project participant.
Zhang Heng
China
Chinese astronomer, mathematician, geographer, inventor, artist, poet, literary critic and statesman
Pierre-Jules-Cesar Janssen
France
French astronomer
Genry Dreper
USA
American astronomer, member of the US National Academy of Sciences. Pioneer of the widespread use of astronomy in the United States
Wendy Freedman
USA
Canadian-American astronomer
Maximilian Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf
Germany
German astronomer, pioneer in astrophotography.
Joseph Lade Pawsey
Australia
Australian astronomer.
Fred Hoyle
Great Britain
British astronomer, author of several science fiction novels.
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
USA
Anglo-American astronomer and astrophysicist

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