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Famous Astronomers from India

List of notable or famous astronomers from India, with bios and photos, including the top astronomers born in India and even some popular astronomers who immigrated to India. Science fans will also enjoy famous Indian astrologers and greatest scientific breakthroughs of 2017. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian astronomers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These astronomers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known astronomer from India is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of different Indian people of astronomy like Jayant Narlikar and Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

This historic astronomers from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian astronomers of note?" and "Who are the most famous astronomers from India?" These prominent astronomers of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian astronomers.

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  • Amil Kumar Das
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    • Age: Dec. at 59 (1902-1961)
    • Profession: Astronomer
  • Aryabhata
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    • Age: Dec. at 74 (476-550)
    • Birthplace: Assaka
    • Profession: Mathematician, Astronomer
  • Bhāskara II
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    • Age: Dec. at 71 (1114-1185)
    • Birthplace: Bijapur, India
    • Profession: Mathematician, Astronomer
    • Profession: Mathematician, Scholar, Inventor, Mechanical engineer, Physician