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A
Abetti, Giorgio
Adams, John Couch
Adams, Walter Sydney
Airy, George Biddell
Aitken, Robert Granta
Alfven, Hannes Olof Gosta
Ambartsumian, Viktor Amazaspovich
Amici, Giovanni Battista
Anaximander
Antoniadi, Eugene Marie
Arago, Francois
Argelander, Friedrich Wilhelm August
Aristarchus of Samos
Arp, Halton Christian

B
Baade, Walter
Babcock, Harold Delos
Bailly, Jean Sylvain
Baily, Francis
Banneker, Benjamin
Barnard, Edward Emerson
Bayer, Johannes
Beg, Ulugh
Bell Burnell, (Susan) Jocelyn
Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm
Bode, Johann Elert
Bok, Bart (Jan)
Boksenberg, Alexander
Bond, George Phillips
Bond, William Cranch
Bowditch, Nathaniel
Bowen, Ira Sprague
Boyle, Charles
Bradley, James
Brahe, Tycho
Brisbane, Thomas Makdougall
Burbidge, (Eleanor) Margaret (born Peachey)
Burbidge, Geoffrey

C

Cameron, Alastair Graham Walter
Campbell, William Wallace
Cannon, Annie Jump
Carrington, Richard Christopher
Cassini, Giovanni Domenico
Celsius, Anders
Challis, James
Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Curtis, Heber Doust

D

De la Rue, Warren
De Vaucouleurs, Gerard Henri
Deslandres, Henri Alexandre
Dollfus, Audouin Charles
Donati, Giovanni Battista
Drake, Frank
Draper, Henry
Dreyer, John Louis Emil
Dyson, Frank Watson

E

Eddington, Arthur Stanley
Edlen, Bengt
Eggen, Olin Jenck
Encke, Johann Franz
Eudoxus, of Cnidus
Evershed, John

F

Field, George Brooks
Flamsteed, John
Fleming, Williamina Paton Stevens
Fowler, William

G

Galileo
Galle, Johann Gottfried
Gamow, George
Gill, David
Ginzburg, Vitalii Lazarevich
Gold, Thomas
Goldberg, Leo
Greenstein, Jesse Leonard

H

Hall, Asaph
Halley, Edmond
Hanbury-Brown, Robert
Hartmann, Johannes Franz
Heraklides of Pontus
Herbig, George Howard
Herschel, (Frederick) William
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia
Herschel, John (Frederick William)
Hertzsprung, Ejnar
Hevelius, Johannes
Hewish, Antony
Hipparchus
Hoyle, Fred(erick)
Hubble, Edwin Powell
Huggins, William
Humason, Milton Lasell
Huygens, Christian

J

Jansky, Karl Guthe
Janssen, (Pierre) Jules Cesar
Jeans, James Hopwood
Joy, Alfred Harrison

K

Kapteyn, Jacobus Cornelius
Keeler, James Edward
Kepler, Johannes
Khayyam, Omar
Kirkwood, Daniel
Kuiper, Gerard Peter

L

Lacaille, Nicolas Louis de
Lalande, Joseph Jerome le Francois de
Langley, Samuel Pierpoint
Lassell, William
Leverrier, Urbain Jean Joseph
Leavitt, Henrietta
Leonardo da Vinci
Levy, David
Lindblad, Bertil
Lockyer, Joseph Norman
Lovell, Bernard
Lowell, Percival
Lynden-Bell, Donald
Lyttleton, Raymond Arthur

M

Mastlin, Michael
Marius, Simon
Maskelyne, Nevil
Maury, Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira
Mayer, Christian
Mayer, Johann Tobias
McCrae, John
McCrea, William Hunter
Menzel, Donald Howard
Mercator, Gerardus
Messier, Charles
Milne, Edward Arthur
Minkowski, Rudolph Leo

N

Neugebauer, Gerald
Newcomb, Simon

O

Olbers, Heinrich
Oort, Jan Hendrik
Opik, Ernst Julius
Oppolzer, Theodor Egon Ritter von

P

Pappus of Alexandria
Parsons, William
Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena
Penrose, Roger
Penston, Michael
Penzias, Arno Allan
Piazzi, Giuseppe
Pickering, Edward Charles
Plaskett, John Stanley
Pliny the Elder, (Gaius Plinius Secundus)
Pond, John
Pons, Jean-Louis
Ptolemy, (Claudius Ptolemaeus)

R

Rayet, George Antoine Pons
Reber, Grote
Redman, Roderick Oliver
Regiomontanus, (Johannes Muller)
Russell, Henry Norris
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris
Ryle, Martin

S

Sabine, Edward
Sagan, Carl
Sandage, Allan R.
Scheiner, Christoph
Schiaparelli, Giovanni (Virginio)
Schwabe, Samuel Heinrich
Schwarzschild, Karl
Schwarzschild, Martin
Secchi, Pietro Angelo
Seyfert, Carl (Keenan)
Shapley, Harlow
Shoemaker, Eugene M.
Sitter, Willem de
Slipher, Vesto Melvin
Smith, Francis Graham
South, James
Spencer Jones, Harold
Spitzer, Lyman
Stebbins, Joel
Struve, (Gustav Wilhelm) Ludwig (Ottovich) von
Struve, (Karl) Hermann von
Struve, F(riedrich) G(eorg) W(ilhelm) von
Struve, Otto von
Sufi, al-
Swings, Pol F.

T

Tebbutt, John
Theon of Smyrna
Tombaugh, Clyde (William)
Trumpler, Robert Julius

U

Ulugh Beg, Title of Muhammad Taragay

V

Vaucouleurs, Gerard Henri De
Vogel, Hermann Carl
Vorontsov-Vel'iaminov, Boris Aleksandrovich

W

Whipple, Fred Lawrence
Wilson, Robert Woodrow
Wolf, Maximilian Franz Joseph
Woolley, Richard van der Riet

Z

Zeldovich, Yakov Borisovich
Zwicky, Fritz



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