Charles Augustus Young

1834 - 1908

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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 25,293 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 19 in 2019). Charles Augustus Young is the 474th most popular astronomer (down from 448th in 2019), the 8,136th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,395th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Charles Augustus Young ranks 474 out of 531Before him are Bohdan Paczyński, Robert Emden, Ernest Leonard Johnson, Matvey Gusev, Aristarkh Belopolsky, and Hans-Emil Schuster. After him are Kaoru Ikeya, María Teresa Ruiz, Grigory Shajn, Thomas Romney Robinson, Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist, and Arno Arthur Wachmann.

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Among people born in 1834, Charles Augustus Young ranks 80Before him are Manuel Pardo, Friedrich Tietjen, George du Maurier, Heinrich Caro, Princess Marie of Baden, and Edmond Laguerre. After him are Emil Stang, Rafael Zaldívar, James Gibbons, José Eugenio Ellauri, Thomas François Burgers, and John G. Carlisle. Among people deceased in 1908, Charles Augustus Young ranks 91Before him are Henry Bird, Manuel Curros Enríquez, Carl Koldewey, Joel Chandler Harris, Marco Aurelio Soto, and Antonio Aguilar y Correa, Marquis of Vega de Armijo. After him are Ignacio de Veintemilla, John Taylor, Ludwig Carl Christian Koch, John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, Redvers Buller, and Harriet Hosmer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Augustus Young ranks 8,136 out of 18,182Before him are Marsha Ivins (1951), Julie Taymor (1952), William H. Crawford (1772), Liza Weil (1977), Ricky Schroder (1970), and Diana Der Hovanessian (1934). After him are Hope Davis (1964), Christopher Browning (1944), Judith O'Dea (1945), Johnny Moss (1907), Mia Malkova (1992), and Earl Derr Biggers (1884).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Charles Augustus Young ranks 103Before him are David Todd Wilkinson (1935), Margaret Geller (1947), Carolyn Porco (1953), Royal Harwood Frost (1879), Edward S. Holden (1846), and DeLisle Stewart (1870). After him are Grove Karl Gilbert (1843), John N. Bahcall (1934), Irwin I. Shapiro (1929), David L. Rabinowitz (1960), Roy A. Tucker (1951), and Marc Aaronson (1950).