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Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

pp 794-794


Geoffrey of Meaux

  • Thomas HockeyAffiliated withDepartment of Earth Science, University of Northern Iowa Email author 

FlourishedFrance, circa1335

French physician and astrologer Geoffrey of Meaux regularly observed the comets of 1315 (C/1315 U1) and 1337 (C/1337 M1). He believed comets to be the product of conjunctions and aspects of the planets.

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