Lebeuf, Auguste Victor
|born on||14 January 1859 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )|
|Place||Blaisy Bas, France, 47n22, 4e44|
|Timezone||LMT m4e44 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||24°06' 24°48 Asc. 11°09'|
French astronomer who determined the first orbital elements of the asteroid (253) Mathilde while working at the observatory of Paris. The name of this asteroid was suggested by Lebeuf, after Mathilde, the wife of the French astronomer Maurice Lœwy - who was the deputy director of the Paris Observatory at the time.
He died on 13 July 1929, aged 70.
Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.
- Vocation : Science : Astronomy