• Françoise LaunayEmail author
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 380)


It is the 31 October 1920, and we are on the wide public terrace on the Meudon estate, in front of the “château neuf” of Louis, the Grand Dauphin, heir to Louis XIV, who died before his father. It was Jules Janssen who transformed the building into an observatory at the beginning of the 1880s.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Observatoire de ParisParisFrance

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