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Waiting in the Wings (1847–1853)

  • James Lequeux
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 397)

Abstract

Le Verrier was now very famous. The discovery of Neptune had won the admiration of the entire scienti fi c community and captured the imagination of the general public. He now consented to have his friend Charles Daverdoing make his portrait, which is reproduced in the front of this chapter.

Keywords

Orbital Period Public Instruction Meridian Circle Minor Planet General Council 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Lequeux
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  1. 1.Paris ObservatoryParisFrance

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