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Bruce Medal

The Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal is awarded every year by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for outstanding lifetime contributions to astronomy. It is named after Catherine Wolfe Bruce, an American patroness of astronomy, and was first awarded in 1898. It is considered one of the highest honors in the field of astronomy.[1]


  • List of Bruce Medalists 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

List of Bruce Medalists

Source: Astronomical Society of the Pacific

See also


  1. ^ "Annual Awards". Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 

External links

  • 20th Century Astronomers
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