J. Richard Fisher


J. Richard Fisher

J. Richard Fisher (né en décembre 1943) est un astronome du National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) situé à Charlottesville dans l'État de Virginie aux États-Unis. Il a conjointement avec l'astrophysicien R. Brent Tully mis au point une méthode empirique dite "Loi de Tully-Fisher" qui permet de déterminer la distance de galaxies spirales (publié dans l'Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 54, No. 3, Février 1977).

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