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Société astronomique de France

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The Société astronomique de France (SAF), the French astronomical society, is a non-profit association in the public interest organized under French law (Association loi de 1901). [1]

75 relations: André Couder, André Lallemand, André Patry, André-Louis Danjon, Astronomer, Astronomy Tower of the Sorbonne, Astrophotography, Audouin Dollfus, Aymar de la Baume Pluvinel, Benjamin Baillaud, Bernard Lyot, Camille Flammarion, Camille Flammarion Observatory, Charles Fabry, Comet, Cosmology, Dorothea Klumpke, Double star, Drôme, Edward Emerson Barnard, Engineer, Ernest Esclangon, Félix Tisserand, Fernand Baldet, France, Gabriel Lippmann, Gabrielle Renaudot Flammarion, General officer, Gustave-Auguste Ferrié, Henri Poincaré, Henri-Alexandre Deslandres, Hervé Faye, Historian, History of astronomy, Isaac Roberts, Jean Cabannes, Jean Coulomb, Jean-Claude Pecker, Johann Georg Hagen, Jules Baillaud, Juvisy-sur-Orge, L'Astronomie (magazine), List of astronomical instruments, List of astronomical societies, Maison de la chimie, Marie Alfred Cornu, Meteorite, Meteoroid, Nebula, Nice Observatory, ..., Night sky, Nonprofit organization, Observatory, Observatory of the rue Serpente, Paris Observatory, Paul Émile Appell, Physician, Physicist, Pierre Janssen, Pierre Puiseux, Planetary science, Prince, Radio astronomy, Robert Esnault-Pelterie, Roland Bonaparte, Société de géographie, Sun, Sundial, Télécom ParisTech, Valdrôme, William Herschel, Writer, 16th arrondissement of Paris, 5th arrondissement of Paris, 6th arrondissement of Paris. Expand index (25 more) »

André Couder

André Couder (27 November 1897 – 16 January 1979) was a French optician and astronomer.

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André Lallemand

André Lallemand (September 29, 1904 – March 24, 1978) was a French astronomer and director of the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris.

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André Patry

André Patry (22 November 1902 – 20 June 1960) was a French astronomer and discoverer of 9 minor planets in the late 1930s.

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André-Louis Danjon

André-Louis Danjon (6 April 1890 – 21 April 1967) was a French astronomer born in Caen to Louis Dominique Danjon and Marie Justine Binet.

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Astronomer

An astronomer is a scientist in the field of astronomy who concentrates their studies on a specific question or field outside the scope of Earth.

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Astronomy Tower of the Sorbonne

The Sorbonne University built the tower on its Paris campus to house an astronomical observatory for its students.

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Astrophotography

Astrophotography is a specialized type of photography for recording photos of astronomical objects, celestial events, and areas of the night sky.

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Audouin Dollfus

Audouin Charles Dollfus (November 12, 1924 – October 1, 2010) was a French astronomer and aeronaut, specialist in studies of the Solar System and discoverer of Janus, a moon of Saturn.

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Aymar de la Baume Pluvinel

Count Aymar Eugène de la Baume Pluvinel (6 November 1860 – 18 July 1938) was a French astronomer and professor in the Grandes écoles SupOptique (École supérieure d'optique).

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Benjamin Baillaud

Édouard Benjamin Baillaud (14 February 1848 – 8 July 1934) (aged 86) was a French astronomer.

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Bernard Lyot

Bernard Ferdinand Lyot (27 February 1897, in Paris – 2 April 1952, in Cairo) was a French astronomer.

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Camille Flammarion

Nicolas Camille Flammarion FRAS (26 February 1842 – 3 June 1925) was a French astronomer and author.

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Camille Flammarion Observatory

The observatory was established in Juvisy-sur-Orge in 1883 by the French astronomer and author Camille Flammarion.

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Charles Fabry

Maurice Paul Auguste Charles Fabry (11 June 1867 – 11 December 1945) was a French physicist.

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Comet

A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to release gases, a process called outgassing.

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Cosmology

Cosmology (from the Greek κόσμος, kosmos "world" and -λογία, -logia "study of") is the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe.

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Dorothea Klumpke

Dorothea Klumpke Roberts (August 9, 1861 in San Francisco – October 5, 1942 in San Francisco) was an astronomer.

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Double star

In observational astronomy, a double star or visual double is a pair of stars that appear close to each other in the sky as seen from Earth when viewed through an optical telescope.

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Drôme

Drôme (Droma in Occitan, Drôma in Arpitan) is a department in southeastern France named after the Drôme River.

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Edward Emerson Barnard

Edward Emerson Barnard (December 16, 1857 – February 6, 1923) was an American astronomer.

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Engineer

Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are people who invent, design, analyze, build, and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.

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Ernest Esclangon

Ernest Benjamin Esclangon (17 March 1876 – 28 January 1954) was a French astronomer and mathematician.

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Félix Tisserand

François Félix Tisserand (13 January 1845 – 20 October 1896) was a French astronomer.

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Fernand Baldet

Fernand Baldet (16 March 1885 – 8 November 1964) was a French astronomer.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gabriel Lippmann

Jonas Ferdinand Gabriel Lippmann (16 August 1845 – 13 July 1921) was a Franco-Luxembourgish physicist and inventor, and Nobel laureate in physics for his method of reproducing colours photographically based on the phenomenon of interference.

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Gabrielle Renaudot Flammarion

Gabrielle Renaudot Flammarion (31 May 1877 – 28 October 1962) was a French astronomer.

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General officer

A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.

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Gustave-Auguste Ferrié

Gustave-Auguste Ferrié (19 November 1868 – 16 February 1932) was a French radio pioneer and army general.

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Henri Poincaré

Jules Henri Poincaré (29 April 1854 – 17 July 1912) was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and philosopher of science.

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Henri-Alexandre Deslandres

Henri Alexandre Deslandres (24 July 1853 – 15 January 1948) was a French astronomer, director of the Meudon and Paris Observatories, who carried out intensive studies on the behaviour of the atmosphere of the Sun.

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Hervé Faye

Hervé Auguste Étienne Albans Faye (&ndash) was a French astronomer, born at Saint-Benoît-du-Sault (Indre) and educated at the École Polytechnique, which he left in 1834, before completing his course, to accept a position in the Paris Observatory to which he had been appointed on the recommendation of M. Arago.

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Historian

A historian is a person who studies and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it.

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History of astronomy

Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, cosmological, calendrical, and astrological beliefs and practices of prehistory: vestiges of these are still found in astrology, a discipline long interwoven with public and governmental astronomy, and not completely disentangled from it until a few centuries ago in the Western World (see astrology and astronomy).

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Isaac Roberts

Isaac Roberts FRS (27 January 1829 – 17 July 1904) was a Welsh engineer and businessman best known for his work as an amateur astronomer, pioneering the field of astrophotography of nebulae.

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Jean Cabannes

Jean Cabannes (b. Marseille August 12, 1885 – d. Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer October 31, 1959) was a French physicist specialising in optics.

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Jean Coulomb

Jean Coulomb (7 November 1904 – 26 February 1999) was a French geophysicist and mathematician, and one of the early members of the Bourbaki group of mathematicians.

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Jean-Claude Pecker

Jean-Claude Pecker (born 10 May 1923) is a French astronomer, astrophysicist and author, member of the Académie des Sciences and former director of the Nice Observatory.

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Johann Georg Hagen

Johann (John) Georg Hagen (March 6, 1847 in Bregenz, Austria – September 5, 1930 in Rome, Italy), was an Austrian Jesuit priest and astronomer.

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Jules Baillaud

Jules Baillaud (born 14 January 1876 in Paris, died 28 November 1960) is a French astronomer.

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Juvisy-sur-Orge

Juvisy-sur-Orge is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

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L'Astronomie (magazine)

LAstronomie is a monthly astronomy magazine published by the Société astronomique de France (French Astronomical Society).

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List of astronomical instruments

Astronomical instruments include.

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List of astronomical societies

A list of notable groups devoted to promoting astronomy research and education.

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Maison de la chimie

The Maison de la Chimie ("the House of Chemistry") is an international conference center in Paris, France, located near the National Assembly.

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Marie Alfred Cornu

Marie Alfred Cornu (March 6, 1841 – April 12, 1902) was a French physicist.

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Meteorite

A meteorite is a solid piece of debris from an object, such as a comet, asteroid, or meteoroid, that originates in outer space and survives its passage through the atmosphere to reach the surface of a planet or moon.

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Meteoroid

A meteoroid is a small rocky or metallic body in outer space.

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Nebula

A nebula (Latin for "cloud" or "fog"; pl. nebulae, nebulæ, or nebulas) is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases.

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Nice Observatory

The Nice Observatory (Observatoire de Nice) is an astronomical observatory located in Nice, France on the summit of Mount Gros.

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Night sky

The term night sky, usually associated with astronomy from Earth, refers to the nighttime appearance of celestial objects like stars, planets, and the Moon, which are visible in a clear sky between sunset and sunrise, when the Sun is below the horizon.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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Observatory

An observatory is a location used for observing terrestrial or celestial events.

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Observatory of the rue Serpente

The Observatory of the rue Serpente was an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Société Astronomique de France (the French Astronomical Society) in the historic Latin Quarter of Paris.

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Paris Observatory

The Paris Observatory (Observatoire de Paris or Observatoire de Paris-Meudon), a research institution of PSL Research University, is the foremost astronomical observatory of France, and one of the largest astronomical centres in the world.

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Paul Émile Appell

Paul Appell (27 September 1855 in Strasbourg – 24 October 1930 in Paris), also known as Paul Émile Appel, was a French mathematician and Rector of the University of Paris.

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Physician

A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.

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Physicist

A physicist is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of physics, which encompasses the interactions of matter and energy at all length and time scales in the physical universe.

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Pierre Janssen

Pierre Jules César Janssen (22 February 1824 – 23 December 1907), also known as Jules Janssen, was a French astronomer who, along with English scientist Joseph Norman Lockyer, is credited with discovering the gaseous nature of the solar chromosphere, and with some justification the element helium.

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Pierre Puiseux

Pierre Henri Puiseux (July 20, 1855 – September 28, 1928) was a French astronomer.

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Planetary science

Planetary science or, more rarely, planetology, is the scientific study of planets (including Earth), moons, and planetary systems (in particular those of the Solar System) and the processes that form them.

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Prince

A prince is a male ruler or member of a monarch's or former monarch's family ranked below a king and above a duke.

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Radio astronomy

Radio astronomy is a subfield of astronomy that studies celestial objects at radio frequencies.

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Robert Esnault-Pelterie

Robert Albert Charles Esnault-Pelterie (November 8, 1881 – December 6, 1957) was a pioneering French aircraft designer and spaceflight theorist.

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Roland Bonaparte

Prince Roland Napoléon Bonaparte (19 May 1858 – 14 April 1924), was a French prince and president of the Société de Géographie from 1910 until his death.

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Société de géographie

The Société de Géographie (French, "Geographical Society"), is the world's oldest geographical society.

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Sun

The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System.

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Sundial

A sundial is a device that tells the time of day when there is sunlight by the apparent position of the Sun in the sky.

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Télécom ParisTech

Télécom ParisTech (also known as ENST or Télécom or École nationale supérieure des télécommunications) is one of the top French public institutions of higher education and research (Grandes Écoles) of engineering in France.

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Valdrôme

Valdrôme is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

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William Herschel

Frederick William Herschel, (Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel; 15 November 1738 – 25 August 1822) was a German-born British astronomer, composer and brother of fellow astronomer Caroline Herschel, with whom he worked.

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Writer

A writer is a person who uses written words in various styles and techniques to communicate their ideas.

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16th arrondissement of Paris

The 16th arrondissement of Paris (XVIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.

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5th arrondissement of Paris

The 5th arrondissement of Paris (Ve arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.

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6th arrondissement of Paris

The 6th arrondissement of Paris (VIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Société_astronomique_de_France

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