Pierre Henri Puiseux
|Died||September 28, 1928(aged 73)|
|Alma mater||École Normale Supérieure (Ph.D, 1879)|
|Spouse(s)||Béatrice Laurence Elise Puiseux née Bouvet|
|Awards||Valz Prize (1892)|
Lalande Prize (1896)
Prix Jules Janssen (1900)
University of Paris
He worked on the aberration of light, asteroids, lunar dynamics and, in collaboration with Maurice Loewy, the ill-fated Carte du Ciel project. Puiseux created a photographic atlas of the Moon based on 6000 photographs taken by him and Loewy. In 1892 he was awarded the Valz Prize, and in 1896 was he awarded the Lalande Prize, both from the French Academy of Sciences, which he would later become a member of in 1912.
- Thomas Klöti (2007). "Puiseux, Pierre‐Henri". Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers: Puiseux, Pierre‐Henri. Springer. pp. 937–938. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-30400-7_1130. ISBN 9780387310220.
- Bulletin de la Société astronomique de France, 1911, vol. 25, pp. 581-586
- IAU/USGS. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature".
- Works by Pierre Puiseux at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Pierre Puiseux at Internet Archive
- P. Puiseux @ Astrophysics Data System
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