Historic Markers Across Alabama



Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit



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Location: in River Heritage Park, 0 Hightower Place, Florence, AL
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.404    W 087° 37.88
  34.80673333    -87.63133333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit


Named President of the International Fertilizer Development Center in 1992, Dr. Amit Dr. Ellen D. Hoffleit, celebrated worldwide for her many contributions to astronomy, discovered more than 1,200 variable stars. She authored Yale Bright Star Catalogue which is used in almost every astronomical observatory in the world.

Inducted 2016

City of Florence
Walk of Honor







End of Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit