Arthur Auwers

1838 - 1915

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Georg Friedrich Julius Arthur von Auwers (12 September 1838 – 24 January 1915) was a German astronomer. Auwers was born in Göttingen to Gottfried Daniel Auwers and Emma Christiane Sophie (née Borkenstein).He attended the University of Göttingen and worked at the University of Königsberg. He specialized in astrometry, making very precise measurements of stellar positions and motions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Auwers has received more than 15,657 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Arthur Auwers is the 132nd most popular astronomer (up from 142nd in 2019), the 1,563rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 205th in 2019) and the 25th most popular German Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Arthur Auwers ranks 132 out of 532Before him are Édouard Stephan, James Van Allen, Russell Alan Hulse, Andreas Cellarius, Walter Sydney Adams, and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld. After him are Vesto Slipher, Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji, Ernst Öpik, N. R. Pogson, Maslama al-Majriti, and Maria Mitchell.

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Among people born in 1838, Arthur Auwers ranks 28Before him are Camille Jordan, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Edward W. Morley, Ōkuma Shigenobu, Vladimir Markovnikov, and Marià Fortuny. After him are Ludwig Gumplowicz, Jules Brunet, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Clemens Winkler, Gustav von Schmoller, and Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha. Among people deceased in 1915, Arthur Auwers ranks 22Before him are Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Michel Bréal, Saitō Hajime, Karl Goldmark, and Julius von Payer. After him are Remy de Gourmont, Anna Leonowens, Edith Cavell, Konstantin Makovsky, François Faber, and Anton von Werner.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Arthur Auwers ranks 1,563 out of 5,289Before him are Karin Dor (1938), Max Koegel (1895), Adolf Strauss (1879), Vasily Radlov (1837), Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1826), and Wilhelm Rediess (1900). After him are Gondioc (450), Frederick III, Elector Palatine (1515), Peter Cornelius (1824), Bert Sakmann (1942), Fredrik Pacius (1809), and Jan Tschichold (1902).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Arthur Auwers ranks 25Before him are Heinrich Schwabe (1789), David Fabricius (1564), Hermann Goldschmidt (1802), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), Andreas Cellarius (1596), and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921). After him are August Kopff (1882), Tobias Mayer (1723), Hermann Carl Vogel (1841), Wilhelm Beer (1797), Erasmus Reinhold (1511), and Johann Hieronymus Schröter (1745).