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© Ciel Extrême, 1998
Some Deepsky History
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ABELL George O.
AITKEN Robert G.
AL SUFI Abd-al-rahman
ARATOS (Aratus)
ARISTOTLE (of Stagira)
ARP Halton C.
AUSTIN Edward P.
AUWERS Arthur J.G.F.
BAADE Walter W.H.
BAILEY Solon I.
BALL Robert S.
BARNARD Edward E.
BAXENDELL Joseph Sr
BEVIS John
BIGOURDAN Guillaume
BODE Johannes E.
BOK Bart J.
BOND William C.
BOND George P.
BORELLY Alphonse
BOWEN Ira S.
BRAHE Tycho
BRISBANE Thomas M. (Sir)
BRORSEN Theodor
BURNHAM Sherburne W.
CAMPBELL William W.
CASSINI Gian D.
CHÉSEAUX (DE) Phillipe L.
COMMON Andrew A.
COOLIDGE Sydney
COOPER Edward J.
COPELAND Ralph
CURTIS Hebert D.
CYSAT Jean-Baptiste
DARQUIER Antoine
D'ARREST Heinrich L.
DE CHÉSEAUX (see CHÉSEAUX)
DE MAIRAN (see MAIRAN)
DENNING William Frederick
DE LACAILLE (see LACAILLE)
DERHAM William (Révérend)
DE VAUCOULEURS (see VAUCOULEURS)
DOBSON John
DRAPER Henry
DREYER John L.E
DUNER Nils C.
DUNLOP James
ELLERY Robert L.J.
ENGELHARDT (VON) B.
ESPIN Thomas H.E.C (Reverend)
FINLAY
FLAMSTEED John
FLEMING Wilhelmina P.S.
FROST R. H.
GALILEI Galileo
HAGEN Johan G.
HALLEY Edmund
HARDING Karl L.
HARTWIG
HENRY Paul and Prosper
HERSCHEL Caroline L.
HERSCHEL John F.W.
HERSCHEL Friedrich William
HESIOD (from Ascra)
HEVELCKE (Hevelius) Johannes
HIND John R.
HIPPARQUE (de Nicée)
HODIERNA (Odierna) Giovanni B.
HOLDEN Edward S.
HOUGH George W.
HOUSTON Walter S.
HOWE
HUBBLE Edwin P.
HUGGINS William
HUMASON Milton H.
ILHE (HILL) A./Abraham?
INNES Robert T. A.
JAVELLE
JONCKHEERE Robert
KEELER James E.
KIRCH Gottfried
KOBOLD
KOELER Johann G.
KOHOUTEK Lubos
LA CAILLE (DE) Nicolas-Louis (Abbé)
LALANDE (DE) Joseph J.
LANGLEY Samuel P.
LASSELL William
LEAVENWORTH Frank P.
LE GENTIL Guillaume H.
LEXELL Anders J.
LODEN Kerstin et Lars Olof
LOHSE Oswald / J.G. (in NGC)
LUNT
MAGELLAN Fernand de (Fernao de Magalhaes)
MAIRAN (DE) Jean-Jacques
MARALDI Giacomo F.
MARKARIAN B. E.
MARTH Albert
MAYR (Marius) Simon
MÉCHAIN Pierre F. A.
MELOTTE P. J.
MERRIL Paul W.
MESSIER Charles
MINKOWSKI Rudolf
MITCHELL R. J.
MULLER Frank
ODIERNA (see HODIERNA)
ORIANI Barnaba
PALISA Johann
PARSONS (see ROSSE)
PEIRESC (FABRY DE) Nicolas C.
PEREK L.
PERRINE Charles D.
PETERS Christian H. F.
PICKERING Edward C.
PIERCE Newton L.
PTOLEMAEUS Claudius
RAYET Georges A.
ROBERTS Isaac
ROSSE Lord (3rd Earl; PARSONS Charles)
ROSSE Lord (4th Earl; PARSONS Laurence)
RUMKER Christian C.L.
RUSSELL Henry N.
SAFFORD Truman H.
SANDAGE Allan R.
SCHAEBERLE
SCHONFELD Eduard
SCHMIDT Johan F.J.
SCHMIDT Marteen
SCHULTZ
SCHWASSMAN
SEARLE Arthur
SECCHI Pietro A.
SEE Thomas J.J.
SEYFERT Carl K.
SHAJN Grigorij A.
SHAPLEY Harlow
SHARPLESS S.
SLIPHER Vesto M.
SMYTH Amiral William H.
SPITALER
STEWART Delisle
STEPHAN Edouard JM.
STONE Ormond
STONEY Bindon B.
STONEY George J.
STRUVE (VON) Friedrich G.W.
STRUVE (VON) Otto
SWIFT Lewis
TEMPEL Ernst W.
THOME (THOM?) Alexander ?
TODD David P.
TOMBAUGH Clyde W.
TRUMPLER Robert J.
VAN DEN BERGH Sydney
VAUCOULEURS (DE) Gérard
VOGEL Herman C.
VISSOTSKY Alexander N.
WEBB Thomas W. (Révérend)
WINLOCK Anna
WINNECKE F. August
WOLF Maximilian F.J.C.
WRIGHT Thomas
ZWICKY Fritz