James W. Christy

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James W. Christy

James Walter "Jim" Christy (born September 15, 1938) is an American astronomer. Christy was born in 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Arizona and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in astronomy from there in 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James W. Christy has received more than 36,372 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 162nd most popular astronomer.

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  • 36k

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  • 54.09

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronomers, James W. Christy ranks 163 out of 495Before him are Peter Andreas Hansen, Liisi Oterma, Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, Mary Somerville, Maria Mitchell, and Seth Barnes Nicholson. After him are Milton L. Humason, Alexis Bouvard, Margaret Burbidge, Edward Walter Maunder, Antonín Mrkos, and Lyudmila Chernykh.

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Among people born in 1938, James W. Christy ranks 132Before him are Bernadette Lafont, Bill Withers, Sjaak Swart, Karel Svoboda, Takehiko Kawanishi, and Marien Ngouabi. After him are Arsen Dedić, Grethe Ingmann, Nabih Berri, Klaus Voormann, Per Kirkeby, and Sergei Novikov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James W. Christy ranks 2,283 out of 12,171Before him are Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891), Marisa Berenson (1947), Henrietta Lacks (1920), Stacy Keach (1941), Suzanne Collins (1962), and Joe Pass (1929). After him are John Cusack (1966), Cy Young (1867), Alicia Rhett (1915), Gordon Cooper (1927), R. Kelly (1967), and The Undertaker (1965).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, James W. Christy ranks 29Before him are William Henry Pickering (1858), Vesto Slipher (1875), Annie Jump Cannon (1863), Henry Draper (1837), Maria Mitchell (1818), and Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891). After him are Milton L. Humason (1891), Robert Grant Aitken (1864), Horace Parnell Tuttle (1837), J. Allen Hynek (1910), William Wallace Campbell (1862), and George William Hill (1838).