Charles Augustus Young

1834 - 1908

Charles Augustus Young

Charles Augustus Young (15 December 1834 – 4 January 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States. He observed solar eclipses and worked on spectroscopy of the Sun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Augustus Young has received more than 19,077 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 360th most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Charles Augustus Young ranks 361 out of 495Before him are Geoffrey Burbidge, David Todd Wilkinson, Joseph Helffrich, Henry E. Holt, Takeshi Urata, and Chushiro Hayashi. After him are Edwin Foster Coddington, John Dobson, Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt, Alfred Bohrmann, Joseph Johann von Littrow, and Pelageya Shajn.

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Among people born in 1834, Charles Augustus Young ranks 56Before him are Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, Todor Burmov, Lyuben Karavelov, Ludovic Halévy, Petter Adolf Karsten, and Louis Ruchonnet. After him are John Wesley Powell, Paul Kummer, Edmond Laguerre, Manuel Pardo, Heinrich Caro, and Friedrich Tietjen. Among people deceased in 1908, Charles Augustus Young ranks 59Before him are Simo Matavulj, Svatopluk Čech, Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg, Ludovic Halévy, Gustav Karl Wilhelm Hermann Karsten, and Lester Allan Pelton. After him are Silvije Strahimir Kranjčević, Radoje Domanović, Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, Ignacio de Veintemilla, Manuel Curros Enríquez, and Joel Chandler Harris.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Augustus Young ranks 4,898 out of 12,171Before him are Eve Arden (1908), Boz Scaggs (1944), Sandahl Bergman (1951), Henry Thomas (1971), Alvin Ailey (1931), and Randy Orton (1980). After him are Edwin Foster Coddington (1870), Moe Howard (1897), Hubert Dreyfus (1929), John Boehner (1949), Nancy Olson (1928), and Camille Paglia (1947).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Charles Augustus Young ranks 69Before him are Eugene Parker (1927), Carl A. Wirtanen (1910), Adam Riess (1969), Elizabeth Roemer (1929), David Todd Wilkinson (1935), and Henry E. Holt (1929). After him are Edwin Foster Coddington (1870), Charlotte Moore Sitterly (1898), Jill Tarter (1944), Cleveland Abbe (1838), Harold D. Babcock (1882), and James L. Elliot (1943).