Jean Picard

1620 - 1682


Jean Picard was a French astronomer who increased the accuracy of astronomical observations.
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List of References (11 books/articles)

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Jean Picard
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Lunar featuresCrater Picard


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  1. The Galileo Project

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