HANS CARL FREDERIK CHRISTIAN SCHJELLERUP (February 8, 1827 – November 13, 1887) was a Danish astronomer .
He was born at
In 1851 he became an observer at the University Observatory in
Copenhagen. He soon became an instructor at the Polytechnic School,
then in 1854 a Professor of Mathematics at the
University of Copenhagen he became director of the
observatory, serving in that capacity up until his death, following a
lengthy illness. The crater Schjellerup on the
* J. E. L. D. (1887). "Obituary". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 48 (4): 171–174. doi :10.1093/mnras/48.4.171 . * Bramsen, Christopher Bo (2001). Open Doors: Vilhelm Meyer and the establishment of General Electric in China. Routledge. p. 22. ISBN 0-7007-1404-9 .
* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 58251566 * ISNI : 0000 0001 0976 6078 * GND : 117642940
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