André, M. Charles
BornChauny, Aisne, France, 7 March 1842
DiedSaint-Genis-Laval, Rhône, France, 6 June 1912
Charles Wolf brought Charles André to the Paris Observatory, but André soon left to direct the Observatoire de Lyon. André investigated why the minor planet (433) Eros varies in brightness (rotation). He was also a veteran of the 1874 transit of Venus expeditions.
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