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Astronomers


59 People in group

John Couch Adams

John Couch Adams

1819-1892
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir George Biddell Airy

Sir George Biddell Airy

1801-1892
Astronomer Royal
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
Francis Baily

Francis Baily

1774-1844
Astronomer; President of the Astronomical Society
Sitter in 5 portraits
(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell

(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell

1943-
Physicist and radio astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus

1473-1543
Polish astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Howard Darwin

Sir George Howard Darwin

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

John Flamsteed

1646-1719
The first Royal Astronomer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Edmond Halley

Edmond Halley

1656-1742
Astronomer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Caroline Lucretia Herschel

Caroline Lucretia Herschel

1750-1848
Astronomer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt

1792-1871
Mathematician and astronomer; son of William Herschel
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir William Herschel

Sir William Herschel

1738-1822
Astronomer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Antony Hewish

Antony Hewish

1924-
Radio astronomer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens

1629-1695
Dutch mathematician, astronomer and physicist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir James Hopwood Jeans

Sir James Hopwood Jeans

1877-1946
Mathematician, astronomer and theoretical physicist
Sitter in 19 portraits
Nicholas Kratzer

Nicholas Kratzer

1487-?1550
Mathematician and astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Joseph Jérôme le Français de Lalande

1732-1807
French astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard Lovell

Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard Lovell

1913-2012
Radio astronomer
Sitter in 10 portraits
Nevil Maskelyne

Nevil Maskelyne

1732-1811
Astronomer Royal
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Patrick Moore

Sir Patrick Moore

1923-2012
Astronomer, broadcaster and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Colin Trevor Pillinger

Colin Trevor Pillinger

1943-2014
Professor of Planetary Science; lead scientist BEAGLE 2 project for ESA Mars Express Mission
Sitter in 2 portraits