Astronomer Royal for Scotland

Astronomer Royal for Scotland war ursprünglich der Titel des Direktors des Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Seit 1995 ist es lediglich ein Ehrentitel. Er ist nicht zu verwechseln mit dem Astronomer Royal.

Die komplette Liste der Astronomers Royal for Scotland gibt folgende Tabelle wieder:

Thomas Henderson 1834–1844
Charles Piazzi Smyth 1846–1888
Ralph Copeland 1889–1905
Frank Watson Dyson 1905–1910
Ralph Allen Sampson 1910–1937
William Michael Herbert Greaves 1938–1955
Hermann Alexander Brück 1957–1975
Vincent Cartledge Reddish 1975–1980
Malcolm Sim Longair 1980–1990
nicht besetzt 1991–1995
John Campbell Brown 1995–

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