Historic Markers Across Alabama

Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit

Marker ID:  
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


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