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  • From 1872 he held the chair of astrophysics at Leipzig University.
  • ASTROPHYSICS, the branch of astronomical science which treats of the physical constitution of the heavenly bodies.
  • It has thus come about that astrophysics owes its recent development, and its recognition as a distinct branch of astronomical science, to the combination of the processes involved in the three arts of spectroscopy, photography and photometry.
  • The subject of Astrophysics does not admit of so definite a subdivision as that of Astrometry.
  • He employed in his discussion the radial velocities of 280 stars, spectroscopically determined; and the upshot signally exemplified the community of interests between the rising science of astrophysics and the ancient science of astrometry.