Authorised form of nameEncke; Johann Franz (1791 - 1865); astronomer
Dates1791 - 1865
Place of birthHamburg, Germany
Date of birth23 September 1791
Place of deathSpandau, near Berlin, Germany
Date of death26 August 1865
Research fieldAstronomy
Established the movement of Encke's comet
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1825
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1866-1867 vol 15 pp xliv-xlvi
DSB gives death date as 28 August 1865
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7256
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/1/211Letter from [John Frederick William] Herschel, Slough, to Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society21 March 1830
EC/1825/12Encke, Johann Franz: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
MC/9/344Letter from W [Wilhelm] Foerster, Director of the Berlin Observatory, Berlin, to the Royal Society15 March 1872
MC/9/353Letter from W [Wilhelm] Foerster, Berlin, to the Royal Society15 March 1872
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
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