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Dorrit Hoffleit

Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit (March 12, 1907 – April 9, 2007)[1] was an American senior research astronomer at Yale University. She is most widely known for her work in variable stars, astrometry, spectroscopy, meteors, and the Bright Star Catalog, as well as her mentorship of many young women and generations of astronomers.

Dorrit Hoffleit

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Education of Dorrit Hoffleit

1 Educational Institution(s) are currently recorded in Wikidata about Dorrit Hoffleit

Where Dorrit Hoffleit Worked

5 Employers of Dorrit Hoffleit Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

Maria Mitchell Observatory

Company Name:
Maria Mitchell Observatory
Description:
observatory
Website:
https://www.mariamitchell.org/
Reference:
Wikidata

Ballistic Research Laboratory

Company Name:
Ballistic Research Laboratory
Description:
defunct center for the United States Army's research efforts in ballistics
Reference:
Wikidata

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Yale University

Company Name:
Yale University
Description:
private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Location:
New Haven
Website:
http://www.yale.edu
Reference:
Wikidata

Yale University Observatory

  • end time:
    1975-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • start time:
    1969-01-01T00:00:00Z
Company Name:
Yale University Observatory
Reference:
Wikidata

Harvard College Observatory

Company Name:
Harvard College Observatory
Description:
observatory
Location:
Cambridge
Website:
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/hco
Reference:
Wikidata

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People Relevant to Dorrit Hoffleit

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Harlan True Stetson
influenced by
  • American astronomer
Henrietta Hill Swope
influenced by
  • American astronomer
Harlow Shapley image of Harlow Shapley
influenced by
  • American astronomer
Antonia Maury image of Antonia Maury
influenced by
  • astronomer
Ida Barney
Co-Author
  • American astronomer

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Maria Mitchell Observatory
Ballistic Research Laboratory
Yale University
Yale University Observatory
Harvard College Observatory
Florence
New Haven
United States of America
Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge
New Castle

Named After Dorrit Hoffleit

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Awards of Dorrit Hoffleit

3 Awards & Honors Recieved By Dorrit Hoffleit Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

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