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Messier, Charles, 1730-1817

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Personal name headingMessier, Charles, 1730-1817
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Birth date1730-06-26
Death date1817-04-12
Place of birthBadonviller (France)
Place of deathParis (France)
Field of activityAstronomy
AffiliationFrance. Marine
Profession or occupationAstronomers
Found inVehrenberg, H. Atlas of deep-sky splendors, 1967.
Freeman, L. Starhopper's guide to Messier objects, 1983: CIP data sheet (Charles Messier; b. 1730; d. 1817)
BL SRIS, 22 Feb. 1999 (hdg.: Charles Joseph Messier)
Information from 678 converted Dec. 11, 2014 (noted astronomer in France during 18th century)
Journal du voyage de M. le Marquis de Courtanvaux sur la frégate l'Aurore, pour essayer par ordre de l'Académie plusieurs instrumens relatifs à la longitude, 1678 : title page (M. Messier, astronome de la Marine)
Bibliotheque nationale de France online authorities, viewed June 17, 2016 (heading: Messier, Charles, 1730-1817; born in Badonviller (Meurthe-et-Moselle) June 26, 1730; he was an astronomer to the Marine; died in Paris April 12, 1817)
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