Savary, Félix

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Savary, Félix Gender: M
born on 4 October 1797 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 11°38' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°16 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 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.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni quotes Lescaut.


  • Vocation : Education : Librarian
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field