Edvard Hugo von Zeipel
Edvard Hugo von Zeipel (1873 – 1959) was a Swedish astronomer. von Zeipel participated in scientific expeditions to Spitsbergen in 1898, 1901, and 1902. He worked at Stockholm Observatory from 1897 to 1900, at Pulkovo Observatory from 1901 to 1902, the observatory at Paris from 1904 to 1906, and the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory from 1911. His fields of study were celestial mechanics, astrophotography, and theoretical astrophysics.
Named after von Zeipel
- The crater Von Zeipel on the Moon is named after him.
- 8870 von Zeipel is an asteroid discovered on March 6, 1992. It is also named after him.
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