Rümker, Christian Carl Ludwig (1788-1862)

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Rümker, Charles Luis (1788-1862)
Rümker, Charles LuisRümker, Charles StargardRümker, Karl (1788-1862)
Rümker, Charles Stargard (1788-1862)
Rumker, Christian Carl Ludwig (1788-1862)
Rümker, Christian Carl Ludwig (1788-1862)
Rümker, Karl (1788-1862)
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Astronomer
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Christian Carl Ludwig Rümker (1788-1862), astronomer, was born on 18 May 1788 at Stargard, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany, the son of J. F. Rümker, court-councillor. He showed a talent for mathematics,...

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Christian Rümker was Astronomer at the Parramatta Observatory, and the first Government Astronomer, New South Wales 1821-1823, and 1826-1830. He then took up a position as Director of the Hamburg Observatory, Germany 1833-1857.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Rümker, Christian Carl Ludwig
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Rümker, Christian Carl Ludwig (1788-1862), astronomer
    Bergman, George F. J.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 403-404
  3. Christian Carl Ludwig Rumker (1788-1862). Australia's First Government Astronomer.
    Bergman, George F.J.
    Published: 1960
    Series: Royal Australian Historical Society, 46, 5, 247-289
  4. Rumker, Christian Carl Ludwig
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  5. Rümker, Christian Carl Ludwig - Ms 50
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  6. Some Scientific Aspects of Parramatta Observatory
    Bhathal, Ragbir
    Published: 2012
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 145, 111-27
  7. Seeing Stars in the City: a History of Early Astronomy in Sydney
    Tyler, Peter J.
    Published: 2009
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 142, 3/4, 1-14
  8. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012
  9. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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