Bode, Johann Elert

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Johann Elert Bode
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Bode, Johann Elert Gender: M
born on 19 January 1747 at 13:15 (= 1:15 PM )
Place Hamburg, Germany, 53n33, 9e59
Timezone LMT m9e59 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 29°10' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 09°22 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 23°32'


German astronomer and mathematician who gave his name to the law that established relationships between the orbits of the planets in our solar system. He served as the director of the Berlin Observatory in 1786 and edited a 54-volume ephemeras. Bode lost his right eye in an accident; he injured it with his pen knife.

He died on 11/23/1826.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Beckerath quotes Baptismal Record from Bode's great-grandson in MA, 1/1934.


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Lost eye)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (54-volume ephemeris)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (Director of observatory)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Numbers
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Astronomer)