Edwin Foster Coddington

1870 - 1950

Edwin Foster Coddington

Edwin Foster Coddington (June 24, 1870 – December 21, 1950) was an American astronomer and discoverer of astronomical objects.He co-discovered the comet C/1898 L1 (Coddington-Pauly), also known by the older designation Comet 1898 VII. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin Foster Coddington has received more than 8,883 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 361st most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Edwin Foster Coddington ranks 362 out of 495Before him are David Todd Wilkinson, Joseph Helffrich, Henry E. Holt, Takeshi Urata, Chushiro Hayashi, and Charles Augustus Young. After him are John Dobson, Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt, Alfred Bohrmann, Joseph Johann von Littrow, Pelageya Shajn, and Charles Wolf.

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Among people born in 1870, Edwin Foster Coddington ranks 98Before him are Peter Struve, Štefan Banič, Nikolay Lossky, Charles Bennett, Lars Sonck, and Jędrzej Moraczewski. After him are DeLisle Stewart, R. B. Bennett, Major Ritchie, Frank Norris, Bautista Saavedra, and Verner Järvinen. Among people deceased in 1950, Edwin Foster Coddington ranks 105Before him are Alma Karlin, Joanni Perronet, Adolf Meyer, Charles Gmelin, Alexander Tairov, and Álvaro de Figueroa, 1st Count of Romanones. After him are Frederick Keeping, Ivan Shmelyov, Alexandros Diomidis, Ransom E. Olds, Dezső Földes, and Rex Ingram.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edwin Foster Coddington ranks 4,899 out of 12,171Before him are Boz Scaggs (1944), Sandahl Bergman (1951), Henry Thomas (1971), Alvin Ailey (1931), Randy Orton (1980), and Charles Augustus Young (1834). After him are Moe Howard (1897), Hubert Dreyfus (1929), John Boehner (1949), Nancy Olson (1928), Camille Paglia (1947), and Ford Sterling (1883).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Edwin Foster Coddington ranks 70Before him are Carl A. Wirtanen (1910), Adam Riess (1969), Elizabeth Roemer (1929), David Todd Wilkinson (1935), Henry E. Holt (1929), and Charles Augustus Young (1834). After him are Charlotte Moore Sitterly (1898), Jill Tarter (1944), Cleveland Abbe (1838), Harold D. Babcock (1882), James L. Elliot (1943), and DeLisle Stewart (1870).