n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Tercentenary of Nicolas-Louis de La Caille
|Article Title||Tercentenary of Nicolas-Louis de La Caille|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 2013|
|Pages||181 - 183|
Nicolas-Louis de La Caille, the French astronomer who visited the Cape in 1751 to 1753 and made the first telescopic catalogue of the sky, was born just 300 years ago, on 28 December 1713. From September to December 2013 the Paris Observatory is holding an exhibition on his life and work.
Article metrics loading...