Wolf, Charles

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Wolf, Charles Gender: M
Charles Joseph Étienne Wolf
born on 9 November 1827 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Vorges, France, 49n3108, 3e3919
Timezone LMT m3e3919 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 16°26' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°34 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 20°01'


French astronomer who discovered Wolf–Rayet stars in 1867 along with Georges Rayet.

In 1862, Urbain Le Verrier had offered him a post as assistant at the Paris Observatory.

He died on 4 July 1918, aged 90, in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Rayet, Georges (born 12 December 1839). Notes: "Wolf–Rayet stars"


Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #2931 [1].


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Wolf–Rayet stars")