Houzeau de Lehaie, Jean-Charles

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Houzeau de Lehaie, Jean-Charles Gender: M
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)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 14°25' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 19°52 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 04°59'

Jean-Charles Houzeau de Lehaie (1890-1891)


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

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)