Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

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The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (BEA) is a two-volume biographical dictionary, first published in 2007, with a second edition released in 2014. The work covers astronomers from all geographies, born from antiquity to mid-1918. It includes more than 1500[1] biographies of both well-known and more obscure astronomers, produced by 410 contributors.

The encyclopedia has been published in both a print and online format by the publisher, Springer.


  1. ^ Stickland, David (2008). "Review:Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers". The Observatory. 128. p. 410-12. 


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