Awards & Winners

William Huggins

Date of Birth 07-February-1824
Place of Birth Cornhill, London
(Wards of the City of London)
Nationality United Kingdom
Also know as Sir William Huggins
Profession Astronomer
Sir William Huggins, OM, KCB, FRS was an English astronomer best known for his pioneering work in astronomical spectroscopy together with his wife Margaret Lindsay Huggins.

Awards by William Huggins

Check all the awards nominated and won by William Huggins.


Henry Draper Medal
(For his investigations in astronomical physics.)


Copley Medal
(For his researches in spectrum analysis applied to the heavenly bodies.)


Rumford Medal
(For his important researches in astronomical spectroscopy, and especially for his determination of the radical component of the proper motions of stars.)