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Last NamePuiseux    
Given NamePierre Henri    
alt. NamesP. H. P. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1855    
Year died1928    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Education at Ecole Normale Supérieure before starting work as an astronomer at the Paris Obs. in 1885, initially ass.astronomer, 1903- head of astr. )    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forAtlas Photographique de la Lune (Paris 1896-1910, with 71 photographs that together map the moon's surface, completed over 14 years) ; La terre et la lune, forme extérieure et structure interne ;    
PatronageObservatoire de Paris     
Collaboratorsastronomer -> Maurice Loewy (1833-1907) ; photographer >Charles Le Morvan (1865-1933) ;    
Techniquesastronomical photography    
Sample(s)http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k94976h ; www.getaddictedto.com/atlas-photographique-de-la-lune-for-ipad/#sthash.o8PyL6HP.dpbs    
Archival sourceshttp://mappeditions.com/publications/atlas-photographique-de-la-lune ; www.josephbellows.com/artists/loewy-and-puiseux/bio/ ; www.manfredholl.de/kart4    
Published sourcesPoggendorff: Biographisch-literarisches Handwörterbuch, 1898; Notice sur les travaux scientifiques de M. P. Puiseux ; Annuaire du Club alpin français, année 1875; Thomas 1997: 205; Corey Keller: Fotografie & d. Unsichtbare, 2009, fig.54; Q.Bajac: Dans le champs des Étoiles, Paris 2000:10,126;    
othercf. also http://modernart.sanjeev.net/the-moon-from-atlas-photographique-de-la-lune-by-maurice-lo-1130/ ; obits see http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-abs_connect?db_key=AST&db_key=PRE&qform=AST&arxiv_sel=astro-ph&arxiv_sel=cond-mat&arxiv_sel=cs&arxiv_sel=gr-qc&arxiv_sel=hep-ex&arxiv_sel=hep-la    
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