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44 People in group: Profession; Astronomers

John Couch Adams

1819-1892
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir George Biddell Airy

1801-1892
Astronomer Royal
Sitter associated with 23 portraits

Francis Baily

1774-1844
Astronomer; President of the Astronomical Society
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir Robert Stawell Ball

1840-1913
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 7 portraits

(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell

1943-
Physicist and radio astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Bradley

1693-1762
Astronomer Royal
Sitter in 4 portraits

Nicolaus Copernicus

1473-1543
Polish astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir George Howard Darwin

1845-1912
Mathematician and astronomer; son of Charles Darwin
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Arthur Eddington

1882-1944
Astronomer
Sitter in 31 portraits

James Ferguson

1710-1776
Astronomer, instrument maker and scientific lecturer; miniature painter
Sitter in 3 portraits

John Flamsteed

1646-1719
The first Royal Astronomer
Sitter in 8 portraits

James Glaisher

1809-1903
Astronomer and meteorologist
Sitter in 8 portraits

Edmond Halley

1656-1742
Astronomer
Sitter in 13 portraits

Caroline Lucretia Herschel

1750-1848
Astronomer; sister of Sir William Herschel
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

1792-1871
Mathematician and astronomer; son of William Herschel
Sitter in 22 portraits

Sir William Herschel

1738-1822
Astronomer
Sitter in 12 portraits

Antony Hewish

1924-
Radio astronomer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Luke Howard

1772-1864
Meteorologist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir William Huggins

1824-1910
Astronomer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir James Hopwood Jeans

1877-1946
Mathematician, astronomer and theoretical physicist
Sitter in 18 portraits