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Hilmar W. Duerbeck: Leaves of Memory (2018)

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Hilmar W. Duerbeck was scheduled as one of the keynote speakers of the conference Meeting Venus (Tromsoe 2012), but unexpectedly passed away in January 2012. This eulogy is set in the context of Hilmar's profound interest in the history of the transit of Venus expeditions.

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Authors & Contributors
Sterken, Christiaan
Sheehan, William
Dick, Wolfgang R.
Schaefer, Bradley E.
Sellers, David
Misch, Anthony
Journals
Acta Historica Astronomiae
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Publishers
MagaVelda Press
Prometheus Books
Cambridge University Press
Princeton University Press
Awa Press
Alfred A. Knopf
Concepts
Astronomy
Venus
Eclipses; transits; occultations; conjunctions
Eulogies
Biographies
International cooperation
People
Duerbeck, Hilmar W.
Lomonosov, Mikhail Vasilevich
Horrocks, Jeremiah
Loureiro, João de
Seitter, Waltraut C.
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
17th century
20th century
21st century
20th century, late
Places
England
Romania
Europe
Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Australia
Vietnam
Institutions
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)
University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
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