Stich Simon Marius

Симон Мариус

Математик - Лекар - Астроном

1573 – 1624

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    • Due to the corona pandemic, the next annual general meeting (initially planned for January 13th, 2021) will presumably take place in April or May 2021 in the Regiomontanus Observatory in Nuremberg (Regiomontanusweg 1, 90491 Nürnberg, Germany).
    • Agenda:
      1. Greeting, election of the meeting speaker and the keeper of the minutes
      2. Steering Committee report and discussion
        • Number of Members
        • Events
        • Publications
        • Marius-Portal
        • Finances
      3. Result of the financial audit
      4. Discharge of the Steering Committee
      5. Plans for the year 2021, presentation and discussion
        • Development of the Marius-Portal Letters and Portraits)
        • Planned Milestones for 2024 with
        • Special postal stamp for 400th Anniversary of his death 2024
        • The naming of an exoplanet after Marius
        • Conference
        • A Simon Marius Day in Gunzenhausen
        • Simon-Marius-Straße in Nürnberg
        • Mariusstraße in Heilsbronn
        • Other business
      6. Election of the steering committee
      7. Motions
      8. Resolution for next AGM
      9. Other
    • Current dates of events about Simon Marius can be found under “Events”.
    • Tips about astronomical activities in and around Nuremberg can be found in the newsletter Astronomie in Nürnberg.
    • Further dates of scientific occasions in the greater Nuremberg area can be found in the weekly updated survey (overview).


    • The Simon Marius Society has dedicated itself to the academic research of the life and work of the margravial mathematician, physician, and astronomer Simon Marius (1573–1624) and is committed to the distribution of the results of this research in academia, the education system, and to the general public through lectures, exhibitions, conferences and publications. In particular the Society runs the Internet platform “Marius-Portal”, which presents all documents by or about Marius making them available and accessible for a regional as well as an international audience of both academic experts and interested amateurs.
    • Office

    • Simon Marius Society
    • Hastverstraße 21, 90408 Nürnberg, Germany
    • T +49 911 81026-28, Fax +49 911 81026-12
    • Edition Simon Marius

    • The Simon Marius Society supports a book series under the title Edition Simon Marius. Volume 1 appeared as:
    • Hans Gaab and Pierre Leich (Eds.), Simon Marius und seine Forschung, Leipzig, 2016; also Acta Historica Astronomiae, Volume 57, ed. by Wolfgang Dick and Jürgen Hamel, Collected papers from the Conference „Simon Marius und seine Zeit“, Nürnberg, 20 September 2014
    • Volume 2 appeared as
    • Hans Gaab and Pierre Leich (Eds.), Simon Marius and His Research, Springer International Publishing, Cham/CH 2019, in the series Historical & Cultural Astronomy, series editor: Wayne Orchiston
    • Membership

    • The Society consists of full members (individual persons), corporate members (legal entities, associations), sustaining members, corresponding members, and honorary members. Sustaining members pay a membership fee of at least 60 Euro per calendar year. All other members are exempted from a membership fee. If you wish to become a member please contact the steering committee with a formless membership application.
    • Memberships

    • The Simon Marius Society is a member of the following associations:
      • Bayerische Volkssternwarte München e.V.
      • Nürnberger Astronomische Gesellschaft e.V. (founded 2004)
      • Tobias-Mayer-Verein e.V., Marbach a.N. (founded 1981)

Steering Committee

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    • President: Pierre Leich
    • Vice Presidents: Joachim Schlör and Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Kiesmüller
    • General Manager: Norman Anja Schmidt
    • Secretary: Rudolf Laux
    • Committee Members: Dr. Klaus Matthäus (for calendar issues) and Brigitte Granier
    • Finance Auditor: Monika Löffladt
    • Steering Committee 2014–2017
    • President: Pierre Leich
    • Vice Presidents: Dr. Hans Gaab and Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Kiesmüller
    • General Manager: Norman Schmidt
    • Secretary: Rudolf Laux
    • Committee Members: Dr. Klaus Matthäus (for calendar issues) and Joachim Schlör
    • Finance Auditor: Jürgen Krüger


    • The inaugural meeting of the Simon Marius Society took place in the Regiomontanus Observatory in Nuremberg on Wednesday the 17th December 2014.
    • The general statues to regulate membership, committee und elections of the Simon Marius Society can be found in the Society Statutes.
    • The Simon Marius Society fulfils the chartable purposes:
      • Furtherance of science and research
      • Furtherance of general and occupational education
      • Furtherance of local studies and local history
      and is authorised to issue donation ratifications.


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