Le Verrier, Urbain

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Name
Le Verrier, Urbain Gender: M
Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier
born on 11 March 1811 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place St.Lô, France, 49n07, 1w05
Timezone LMT m1w05 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°58' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 02°40 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 18°29'



Urbain Le Verrier

Biography

French scientist and astronomer. A student of celestial mechanics from 1837, he predicted the position of Neptune, which was discovered in 1846 within one degree of the position he gave. Elected to the Academie des Sciences, 1846, he held the chair of Astronomy at the University of Paris and was also the Director of the Paris Observatory in 1854.

Died 9/23/1877 Paris, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Galle, Johann Gottfried (born 9 June 1812). Notes: Le Verrier suggested where to look for a new planet

Events

  • Social : Begin a program of study 1837 (Began the study of celestial mechanics)
  • Work : Gain social status 1846 (Elected to the Academie des Sciences)
  • Work : New Job 1854 (Director of the Paris Observatory)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Dave Walters, 6/1998

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (Director of Paris Observatory)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (University chair of Astronomy)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy

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