Moreux, Théophile

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Moreux, Théophile Gender: M
Louis Théophile Moreux
born on 20 November 1867 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Argent sur Sauldre, France, 47n33, 2e27
Timezone LMT m2e27 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 27°53' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 22°23 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 23°08'


French astronomer and meteorologist, who initiated the Bourges Observatory at the seminary St Célestin at Bourges, where he was a professor of science and mathematics. He observed surface features of the Moon and Mars. He published star maps and investigated the possibility of life on other planets and moons. He was critical of Percival Lowell's theory of intelligent life on Mars. During 1922 he published a review of astronomical theories and techniques (La Revue Du Ciel). Moreux died at Bourges on 13 July 1954. The Moreux crater on Mars was named in his honor.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'm' pdf file, p. 223; 'astrologues2' pdf file, p. 9.


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Meteorologist)