Houzeau de Lehaie, Jean-Charles
|Birthname||Jean-Charles Hippolyte Joseph Houzeau de Lehaie|
|born on||7 October 1820 at 19:15 (= 7:15 PM )|
|Place||Havré, Belgium, 50n28, 4e02|
|Timezone||LMT m4e02 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||14°25' 19°52 Asc. 04°59'|
Belgian astronomer and journalist who led a scientific expedition, accompanied by Albert Benoît Lancaster and Charles Emile Stuyvaert, to San Antonio in December 1882 to observe a locally visible transit of Venus across the face of the sun—in those days a method of measuring time and gravity.
He died on 12 July 1888, aged 67, in Brussels.
- sibling relationship with Houzeau de Lehaie, Auguste (born 28 July 1832)
Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Lescaut.
- Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
- Vocation : Science : Astronomy
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Astronomy)