::Max Wolf


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Maximilian Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf (June 21, 1863 – October 3, 1932) was a German astronomer and a pioneer in the field of astrophotography. He was Chairman of Astronomy at the University of Heidelberg and director of the Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory from 1902 until his death.

Max Wolf sections
Intro   Early life    Life at the university    Later life and death    Comets and novae    Dark nebulae    Star catalog    Asteroids    Awards and honors    Other astronomers named Wolf    References    External links   

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