Piccard, Auguste

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Piccard, Auguste Gender: M
Auguste Antoine Piccard
born on 28 January 1884 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Basel, Switzerland, 47n33, 7e35
Timezone LST m7e26 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wemyss
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 08°28' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°27 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 16°48'

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Auguste Piccard
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Swiss scientist, inventor and physicist who, as a man of many talents, was the originator of an airtight, airborne gondola in which he ascended to about 53,000 feet in 1932. In 1953, Piccard manned a bathyscaph that descend some 10,330 feet into the sea.

He died in Lausanne, Switzerland on 24 March 1962, aged 78.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • sibling relationship with Piccard, Jean (born 28 January 1884). Notes: Twin brothers


  • Work : Begin Major Project 27 May 1931 at 03:58 AM in Augsburg (1.Gondola-fly (record) Augsburg-Oetztal, start)
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  • Work : Great Achievement 1932 (Ascended to 53,000 feet in gondola)
  • Work : Great Achievement 1953 (Descended in bathyscope some 10,330 feet)

Source Notes

Wemyss FN No.143 quotes records. Same in Astrosophie, 12/1936, from B.R.


  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twins)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Abstract thought (Creator, inventor, scientist)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book