Hans Carl Frederik Christian Schjellerup (February 8, 1827 –
November 13, 1887) was a Danish astronomer.
He was born at Odense, the son of a jeweller. Initially he was
apprenticed as a watch maker, but in 1848 he passed the entrance exam
for the Polytechnic School of Copenhagen. He graduated by passing an
examination in applied mathematics and mechanics.
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
J. E. L. D. (1887). "Obituary". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 48 (4): 171–174. Bibcode:1888MNRAS..48..171.. 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 SELIBR: 263099 SNAC: w6wt7mvg
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