The discoverer of Neptune’s rings, Andre Brahic has passed away in Paris, France. He was 73 year old. In 1984, Brahic with US astronomer William Hubbard, first spotted the rings around the gaseous planet Neptune. Mr. Andre was also on the imaging team for the Cassini–Huygens spacecraft.
Mr. Andre was a French astrophysicist and also a member of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission and a professor at the University of Paris. In 1990, a minor planet numbered 3488 was named Brahic in tribute to his work.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the person who has discovered the Neptune’s rings along with US astronaut William Hubbard ?
2. Mr. Andre Brahic was from which country ?
Courtesy : BBC News