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Allan Rex Sandage (June 18, 1926 – November 13, 2010) was an American astronomer.
The American Astronomical Society (AAS, sometimes spoken as "double-A-S") is an American society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC.
The Amor asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after the asteroid 1221 Amor.
The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs (2.5 million light-years) from Earth, and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.
The Apollo asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after 1862 Apollo, discovered by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth in the 1930s.
Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.
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.
Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.
Baade is a lunar impact crater that is located near the southwest limb of the Moon on the near side, to the southwest of the enormous Mare Orientale impact basin.
Baade's Window is an area of the sky with relatively low amounts of interstellar "dust" along the line of sight from the Earth.
The Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal is awarded every year by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for outstanding lifetime contributions to astronomy.
Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society (BAAS; Bull. Am. Astron. Soc.) is the journal of record for the American Astronomical Society established in 1969.
Centaurs are small solar system bodies with a semi-major axis between those of the outer planets.
A Cepheid variable is a type of star that pulsates radially, varying in both diameter and temperature and producing changes in brightness with a well-defined stable period and amplitude.
Charles Scribner's Sons, or simply Scribner's or Scribner, is an American publisher based in New York City, known for publishing American authors including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kurt Vonnegut, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Stephen King, Robert A. Heinlein, Thomas Wolfe, George Santayana, John Clellon Holmes, Don DeLillo, and Edith Wharton.
The Crab Nebula (catalogue designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Taurus.
The Crab Pulsar (PSR B0531+21) is a relatively young neutron star.
Cygnus A (3C 405) is a radio galaxy, and one of the strongest radio sources in the sky.
The Dictionary of Scientific Biography is a scholarly reference work that was published from 1970 through 1980.
Fritz Zwicky (February 14, 1898 – February 8, 1974) was a Swiss astronomer.
The Galactic Center is the rotational center of the Milky Way.
Göttingen (Low German: Chöttingen) is a university city in Lower Saxony, Germany.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
The Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) is the highest award given by the RAS.
Halton Christian "Chip" Arp (March 21, 1927 – December 28, 2013) was an American astronomer.
Hamburg Observatory (Hamburger Sternwarte) is an astronomical observatory located in the Bergedorf borough of the city of Hamburg in northern Germany.
The Henry Norris Russell Lectureship is awarded each year by the American Astronomical Society in recognition of a lifetime of excellence in astronomical research.
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation.
Hubble's law is the name for the observation in physical cosmology that.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.
Light pollution, also known as photopollution, is the presence of anthropogenic light in the night environment.
The Magellan Telescopes are a pair of optical telescopes located at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.
Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System.
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite.
The Mount Wilson Observatory (MWO) is an astronomical observatory in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
A neutron star is the collapsed core of a large star which before collapse had a total of between 10 and 29 solar masses.
Palomar Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in San Diego County, California, United States, southeast of Los Angeles, California, in the Palomar Mountain Range.
Preußisch Oldendorf is a town in the Minden-Lübbecke district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Radio astronomy is a subfield of astronomy that studies celestial objects at radio frequencies.
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, abbreviated: KNAW) is an organization dedicated to the advancement of science and literature in the Netherlands.
Rudolph Minkowski (born Rudolf Leo Bernhard Minkowski;; May 28, 1895 – January 4, 1976) was a German-American astronomer.
Sagittarius (♐) (Greek: Τοξότης Toxotes, Latin: Sagittarius) is the ninth astrological sign, which is associated with the constellation Sagittarius and spans 240–270th degrees of the zodiac.
Sonoma State University (SSU, Sonoma State, and Sonoma) is a public comprehensive university, part of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
During 1944, Walter Baade categorized groups of stars within the Milky Way into bluer stars associated with the spiral arms and the general position of yellow stars near the central galactic bulge or within globular star clusters.
A supernova (plural: supernovae or supernovas, abbreviations: SN and SNe) is a transient astronomical event that occurs during the last stellar evolutionary stages of a star's life, either a massive star or a white dwarf, whose destruction is marked by one final, titanic explosion.
A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).
The University of Göttingen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, GAU, known informally as Georgia Augusta) is a public research university in the city of Göttingen, Germany.
Vallis (plural valles) is the Latin word for valley.
Vallis Baade is a 203 km long sinuous valley on the Moon running south-southeast from the crater Baade and centered at (south of the Montes Cordillera).
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
1036 Ganymed is the largest near-Earth asteroid, at approximately 33 kilometers in diameter.
1103 Sequoia, provisional designation, is a bright Hungaria asteroid from the innermost region of the asteroid belt, approximately 7 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 9 November 1928, by German astronomer Walter Baade at the Bergedorf Observatory in Hamburg, Germany, who named it after the Sequoia National Park located in California.
1566 Icarus, provisional designation, is an extremely eccentric asteroid, approximately 1.4 kilometers in diameter.
5656 Oldfield, provisional designation, is a background asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately in diameter.
930 Westphalia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.
934 Thüringia is a minor planet that is orbiting the Sun.
944 Hidalgo is a dark and eccentric minor planet from the outer Solar System, approximately 50 kilometers in diameter.
966 Muschi is a main belt asteroid.
967 Helionape is an asteroid belonging to the Flora family of Main Belt asteroids.