Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Clemence, Gerald Maurice

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_9038

BornSmithfield near Greenville, Rhode Island, USA, 16 August 1908

Died Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 22 November 1974
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Selected References

  1. Clemence, G. M. “The Motion of Mercury, 1765–1937,” Astronomical Papers Prepared for the Use of the American Ephemeris, 11, part 1 (1943).Google Scholar
  2. Clemence, G. M. “First-Order Theory of Mars,” Astronomical Papers Prepared for the Use of the American Ephemeris, 11, part 2 (1949), and “Theory of Mars (Completion),” APAE, 16, part 2 (1961).Google Scholar
  3. Clemence, G. M. “How to Get Medals,” a speech delivered to a student organization in the late 1960s, now in the USNO onsite archives, biographical files, Clemence folder, contains much of autobiographical interest.Google Scholar
  4. Dick, Steven J. (2001). Sky and Ocean Joined: The U. S. Naval Observatory, 1830–2000 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).Google Scholar
  5. Duncombe, Raynor L. “Gerald Maurice Clemence, 1908–1974.” Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, 79 (2001), 2–13.Google Scholar
  6. Eckert, W. J., D. Brouwer, and G. M. Clemence, “Coordinates of the Five Outer Planets, 1653–2060,” Astronomical Papers Prepared for the Use of the American Ephemeris, 12 (1951).Google Scholar
  7. Herget, Paul. “The Keeper of Mars,” Sky and Telescope (April, 1975), pp. 215–216.Google Scholar
  8. Sadler, D. H. (1975). “Gerald M. Clemence,” Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 16: 210.ADSGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NASA/Library of CongressWashingtonUSA