Lebeuf, Auguste Victor

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Lebeuf, Auguste Victor Gender: M
born on 14 January 1859 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Blaisy Bas, France, 47n22, 4e44
Timezone LMT m4e44 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°06' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°48 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 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.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy