|born on||4 October 1797 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )|
|Place||Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20|
|Timezone||LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||11°38' 23°16 Asc. 23°16'|
French astronomer who was the first to use observations of a visual binary star to calculate the orbit of one star about the other. He applied his method to the star ξ Ursae Majoris.
He studied at the École Polytechnique, where he was later a professor of astronomy. He was a librarian at the Bureau des Longitudes between 1823 and 1829, and was elected to the French Academy of Sciences on 24 December 1832.
He worked with Ampère, publishing in 1823 the work Mémoire sur l'application du calcul aux phénomènes électro-dynamiques.
He died on 15 July 1841 in Estagel, aged 43.
- associate relationship with Ampère, André (born 20 January 1775)
Grazia Bordoni quotes Lescaut.
- Vocation : Education : Librarian
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Science : Astronomy
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
- Notable : Famous : First in Field