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

Charlois, Auguste

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry

BornLa Cadière, Var, France, 26 November 1864

DiedNice, France, 26 March 1910

French astronomer Auguste Charlois codiscovered minor planet (433) Eros (with  Gustav Witt) in 1898. Charlois was one shy of his hundredth asteroid discovery when he was murdered.

Selected Reference

  1. Simonin, M. (1910). “Nécrologie: Auguste Charlois.” Astronomische Nachrichten 184: 191–192.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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