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Johann Elert Bode

Johann Elert Bode (January 19, 1747November 23, 1826) was a German astronomer known for his contribution to the Titius-Bode law and his works to determine the orbit of Uranus, for which he also suggested the name. He is also credited with the discovery of Bode's Galaxy (M81). Download high resolution version (773x1000, 232 KB)In the public domain by age This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Download high resolution version (773x1000, 232 KB)In the public domain by age This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 31 - The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Dock Hospital April 9 - The Scottish Jacobite Lord Lovat was beheaded by axe on Tower Hill, London, for high treason; he was the last man to be executed in this way in Britain May 14 - First battle of Cape... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1826 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... An astronomer or astrophysicist is a scientist whose area of research is astronomy or astrophysics. ... The Titius-Bode law (or Bodes law) is the observation that orbits of planets in the solar system closely follow a simple geometric rule. ... In physics, an orbit is the path that an object makes, around another object, whilst under the influence of a source of centripetal force, such as gravity. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 120 kPa Hydrogen 83% Helium 15% Methane 1. ... Bodes Galaxy, also known as M81 and NGC 3031, is a spiral galaxy located 12 million light years from Earth in the Ursa Major constellation. ...


Bode was the director of the Berlin Observatory, where he published the Uranographia in 1801, a celestial atlas that aimed both at scientific accuracy in showing the positions of stars and other astronomical objects, as well as the artistic interpretation of the stellar constellation figures. In particular for the latter the Uranographia marks the end, and climax, of an epoch. Later atlases showed less and less elaborated figures, until they were not printed anymore at all on such tables. Berlin (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ... 1801 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Pleiades star cluster A star is any massive gaseous body in outer space, just like the Sun. ... See lists of astronomical objects for a list of the various lists of astronomical objects in Wikipedia. ... A constellation is a group of stars visibly related to each other in a particular configuration. ...


He also published an astronomical yearbook, another, small celestial atlas, intended for astronomical amateurs (Vorstellung der Gestirne), and an introductory book to the constellations and their tales, which had more than ten reprints.


Bode was born in Hamburg and died in Berlin aged 79, November 23, 1826. Position of Hamburg in Germany Hamburgs central broadway Jungfernstieg at the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 This article is about the city in Germany. ...


External link

  • Scans of the plates of Vorstellung der Gestirne by J.E. Bode, 1782 (http://www.lsw.uni-heidelberg.de/bode/index_e.html)
  • Johann Elert Bode Biography (SEDS) (http://www.seds.org/messier/xtra/Bios/bode.html)
  • Bode's 'Complete Catalog of hitherto observed Nebulous Stars and Star Clusters,' 1779 (http://www.seds.org/messier/xtra/similar/bode.html), with links to his deepsky observations and discoveries (SEDS)

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Johann Elert Bode (1747-1826) (1619 words)
Johann Elert Bode was born on January 19, 1747 in Hamburg, Germany, the son of Johann Jakob Bode (1719-1799), a merchant in Hamburg, and his wife Anna Margarethe b.
Bode was greatly interested in the new planet discovered by William Herschel in March 1781.
Bode was the original discoverer of the deepsky objects M81, M82 (both December 31, 1774), M53 (February 3, 1775) and M92 (December 31, 1777), and independent rediscoverer of M64 (April 4, 1779), as well as M48 (NGC 2548) and IC 4665 (both before 1782).
Johann Elert Bode - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (243 words)
Johann Elert Bode (January 19, 1747 November 23, 1826) was a German astronomer known for his reformulation and popularization of the Titius-Bode law as well as his works to determine the orbit of Uranus, for which he also suggested the name.
Bode was the director of the Berlin Observatory, where he published the Uranographia in 1801, a celestial atlas that aimed both at scientific accuracy in showing the positions of stars and other astronomical objects, as well as the artistic interpretation of the stellar constellation figures.
Bode was born in Hamburg and died in Berlin aged 79, November 23, 1826.
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