Astronomer (1864-1951)

An astronomer pioneering  the study of binary stars at Lick Observatory, and a leader of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for 57 years. He is highlighted in Deaf Paersons in the Arts and Scientists: A Biographical Dictionary (1995).

Astronomical Society of the Pacific
memorial
memorial fund
Royal Astronomical Society
Gold Medal
obituary
American Astronomical Society
obituary
gold medal

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
obituary
Irish Astronomical Society obituary
Journal des Observateur
obituary
University of California
obituary
Chris Plicht
obituary
Obituary Notes
list
The Bruce Medalists
biography
award address
bibliography
Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
photos
Book
list
The Binary Stars
review
The largest known impact crater in the Solar System
South Pole-Aitken Basin

Minor Planet
Aitken

Van Den Bos (1958)
Biographical Memoir (.pdf)
Osterbrock (2000):
Abstract





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