The Multinational History of Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory

After an introductory chapter by the Editor, contributions by Wolfschmidt and by Duerbeck respectively deal extensively with the German periods and review people and instrumentation, while another paper by Duerbeck is more specifically devoted to World War II times. A subsequent chapter by Débarbat...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: HECK, Andre (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • the People Behind the Documents
  • Strasbourg Observatory in World War II
  • Strasbourg Observatory: A Breeding Place for French Astronomical Instrumentation in the 20TH Century
  • Walter F. Wislicenus and Modern Astronomical Bibliography
  • The Nebular Research of Carl Wirtz
  • Paul Muller (1910–2000)
  • Vistas into the CDS Genesis
  • The Stellar Data Center: Origins and Early Beginnings (1972–1974)
  • The Hipparcos Project at Strasbourg Observatory
  • Strasbourg Observatory and the Astronomische Gesellschaft
  • Strasbourg Observatory and Astronomical Events in the Regional Press in the Early 20TH Century
  • The Coronelli Globe of Strasbourg Observatory
  • Strasbourg Green Rays
  • Strasbourg Observatory Council Members
  • CDS Council Members
  • Strasbourg Observatory Scientific Personnel (From Foundation to About Year