Jean-Claude Pecker (born 10 May 1923) is a French astronomer, member of the Académie des sciences, and former director of the Nice Observatory. He served as the secretary-general of the International Astronomical Union from 1964 to 1967. Pecker was the President of the Société astronomique de France (SAF), the French astronomical society, from 1973-1976. He was awarded the Prix Jules Janssen of the French Astronomical Society in 1957. A minor planet (1629 Pecker) is also named after him.
- List of presidents of the Société astronomique de France
- Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. p. 129. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3.
|This article about a French astronomer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|