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Authorised form of nameBode; Johann Elert (1747 - 1826)
Dates1747 - 1826
Place of birthHamburg, Germany
Date of birth19 January 1747
Place of deathBerlin, Germany
Date of death23 November 1826
Research fieldAstronomy
ActivityCareer:
Director, Observatory at Berlin (1787-1825); Bode's Law in astronomy is named after him
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election30/04/1789
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/31986104
Royal Society codeNA2771
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000416Bode, Johann Elertnd
EC/1788/24Bode, Johann Elert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000415Bode, Johann Elert1993
L&P/8/98Letter, 'On the anticipation of the discovery of the new planet by Herschel by Prof Meyer of Gottigen on 2/7/1756' from Johann Elert Bode to Joseph Banks2 April 1784
L&P/11/106Letter, 'Of the comet discovered by Mechain on the 7 August in the Lynx' from Johann Eilert Bode to Johann Moritz Bruhl9 November 1799
L&P/10/136Letter, 'Account of the same comet' from Johann Elery Bode to Count de Bruhl14 November 1795
L&P/12/21Letter, 'Observations of the new planet Ceres Ferdinandea' from Johann Elert Bode to William Herschel20 March 1802
MC/1/36Letter from Johann Elert Bode, No. 10 St Albans Street, to G. Gilpin, Assistant Secretary at the Royal Society, Sommerset House5 September 1808
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
L&P/10/12Letter, 'Observations on the comet discovered by Miss [Caroline] Herschel and its elements' from the Royal Astronomer of Gottingen to Joseph Banks with note by Johann Elert Bode23 February 1792
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