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astronomer , educator

Daniel Egret, French astronomer, educator. Decorated Ordre des Palmes Academiques (France). Member American Astronomical Society, European Astronomical Society, Society Francaise des Specialistes D'Astronomie.

Background

Egret, Daniel was born on August 28, 1951 in Paris. Son of Georges and Ginette (Chaumely) Egret.

Education

Engineer, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1981.

Career

Assistant Observatory, Strasbourg, 1973-1982, astronomer, since 1982, director, since 1995. Associate National Aeronautics and Space Administration/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, 1993-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (with M.A. Albrecht) Databases and On-Line Data in Astronomy, 1991, Information and On-Line Data in Astronomy, 1995. Contbf. Author, manager SIMBAD database Polygonal Area Mapping division Special Libraries Association, 1995.

Membership

Member American Astronomical Society, European Astronomical Society, Society Francaise des Specialistes D'Astronomie.

Connections

Married Marie-Agnes Figeat, December 16, 1972. 1 child, Pauline.

father:
Georges Egret

mother:
Ginette (Chaumely) Egret

spouse:
Marie-Agnes Figeat

child:
Pauline Egret