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Title The multinational history of Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory / edited by Andre Heck.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, 2005.

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Series Astrophysics and space science library, 0067-0057 ; v. 330
Astrophysics and space science library ; v. 330. 0067-0057
Subject Observatoire de Strasbourg -- History.
Astronomical observatories -- France -- Strasbourg -- History.
Astronomy -- Research -- France -- Strasbourg -- History.
Alt Name Heck, A. (André)
Description 1 online resource (viii, 310 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps, plans.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Strasbourg astronomical observatory and its multinational history / A. Heck -- Strasbourg observatory in German times / G. Wolfschmidt -- The observatory of the Kaiser-Wilhelm University: the people behind the documents / H.W. Duerbeck -- Strasbourg obsertaory in World War II / H.W. Duerbeck -- Strasbourg observatory: a breeding place for French astronomical instrumentation in the 20th Century / S. Debarbat -- Walter F. Wislicenus and modern astronomical bibliography / H.W. Duerbeck -- The nebular research of Carl Wirtz / H.W. Duerbeck & W.C. Seitter -- Paul Muller (1910-2000) / P. Bacchus -- Vistas into the CDS Genesis / A. Heck -- The Stellar Data Center: origins and early beginnings (1972-1974) / J. Jung -- The Hipparcos Project at Strasbourg Observatory / J. Kovalevsky -- Strasbourg Observatory and the Astronomische Gesellschaft / W. Seggewiss -- Strasbourg Observatory, astronomical phenomena and the regional press / W. Bodenmuller -- The Coronelli Globe of Strasbourg Observatory / A. Heck -- Strasbourg Green Rays / A. Heck -- Strasbourg Observatory Council Members / A. Heck -- CDS Council members / Ch. Bruneau & A. Heck -- Strasbourg Observatory Scientific Personnel / B. Traut, A. Heck, & H.W. Duerbeck -- Strasbourg Observatory Institutional Publications / Ph. Vonflie & A. Heck.
Summary Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory is quite an interesting place for historians: several changes of nationality between France and Germany, high-profile scientists having been based there, and so on. This volume offers historical facts and references on the first decades of the Observatory history.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402036446
1402036434 (Cloth)
9781402036439 (Cloth)
OCLC # 209847959
Additional Format Print version: Multinational history of Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory. Dordrecht : Springer, 2005 1402036434 9781402036439 (DLC) 2005474024 (OCoLC)60846383

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