Henry L. Giclas

1910 - 2007

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Henry Lee Giclas (December 9, 1910 – April 2, 2007) was an American astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets and comets.He worked at Lowell Observatory using the blink comparator, and hired Robert Burnham Jr. to work there. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry L. Giclas has received more than 11,658 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Henry L. Giclas is the 343rd most popular astronomer (down from 335th in 2019), the 5,257th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,483rd in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Henry L. Giclas ranks 343 out of 532Before him are Bart Bok, George Henry Peters, Gustav Spörer, Warren De la Rue, Benjamin Markarian, and Ludwig Biermann. After him are Henry E. Holt, Hervé Faye, Ernest Leonard Johnson, Giorgio Abetti, James Challis, and Brian G. Marsden.

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Among people born in 1910, Henry L. Giclas ranks 194Before him are Carlo Ceresoli, Petar Trifunović, Fernando de Santiago, Gunnar Thoroddsen, Raoul Diagne, and Delfín Benítez Cáceres. After him are Piero Pasinati, Fritzi Burger, Guy Mairesse, Viggo Kampmann, Abraham Polonsky, and Larysa Hienijuš. Among people deceased in 2007, Henry L. Giclas ranks 200Before him are Ellen Preis, Giuseppe Baldo, Toše Proeski, Kirill Lavrov, Helmut Senekowitsch, and Antonio Puerta. After him are Lloyd Alexander, Awad Hamed al-Bandar, Paulinho de Almeida, Floyd Westerman, Stephen Fumio Hamao, and Huang Ju.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry L. Giclas ranks 5,257 out of 15,968Before him are Anna Harrison (1775), John Wesley Hardin (1853), Louise Lasser (1939), Shonda Rhimes (1970), Arthur MacArthur Jr. (1845), and Edward Chamberlin (1899). After him are Stephen Krashen (1941), Lloyd Alexander (1924), James Franciscus (1934), Henry E. Holt (1929), Lilla Cabot Perry (1848), and Ashley Tisdale (1985).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Henry L. Giclas ranks 65Before him are Allan Sandage (1926), Frank Elmore Ross (1874), Eugene Parker (1927), Frank Schlesinger (1871), Catherine Wolfe Bruce (1816), and Alvan Clark (1804). After him are Henry E. Holt (1929), Michael E. Brown (1965), Adam Riess (1969), William Wilson Morgan (1906), Carl A. Wirtanen (1910), and George Herbig (1920).