Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Schüler, Wolfgang

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry

Flourishedsixteenth century

While it is universally known as Tycho’s supernova, the “new star” of 1572 (B Cas) was first observed 6 November by Wolfgang Schüler in Germany.

Selected References

  1. Clark, David H. and F. Richard Stephenson (1977). The Historical Supernovae. Oxford: Pergamon Press.Google Scholar
  2. F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green (2002). Historical Supernovae, and their Remnants. Oxford University Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA