Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

1749 - 1822

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Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre was an astronomer who produced tables of the location of planets and their satellites. He also worked at the bureau of longitudes.
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List of References (11 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

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Honours awarded to Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre
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Fellow of the Royal Society1791
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1820
Lunar featuresCrater Delambre
Paris street namesRue Delambre and Square Delambre (14th Arrondissement)
Commemorated on the Eiffel Tower


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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