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Julio Garavito Armero

Julio Garavito Armero was a Colombian astronomer.

Born in Bogota, he was a child prodigy in science and mathematics. He obtained his degrees as mathematician and civil engineer in the Escuela Nacional de Ingenieria (National Engineering School). In 1892 he worked as the director of the Observatorio Astronomico Nacional (National Astronomical Observatory). His investigative works had been published in Los Anales de Ingenieria (The Annals of Engineering) since 1890, seven years before he took over editing the publication.

In his youth he studied at San Bartolome high school, but in 1885 he had to interrupt his studies temporarily because of ...

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