Arthur Robert Hinks, CBE, FRS (26 May 1873 – 14 April 1945) was a British astronomer and geographer. As an astronomer, he is best known for his work in determining the distance from the Sun to the Earth (the astronomical unit) from 1900–1909: for this achievement, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. His later professional career was in surveying and cartography, an extension of his astronomical interests.

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  • Quale astronomo, è noto principalmente per il suo impegno tra il 1900 ed il 1909 nel determinare la distanza del Sole dalla Terra (l'unità astronomica), per il quale ha ricevuto la Medaglia d'Oro della Royal Astronomical Society ed è stato eletto membro della Royal Society. Nella sua carriera successiva si interessò di topografia e cartografia. (it)
  • Arthur Robert Hinks CBE FRS (Londres, 26 de maio de 1873 — Royston (Hertfordshire), 14 de abril de 1945) foi um astrônomo e geógrafo britânico. (pt)
  • Arthur Robert Hinks, CBE, FRS (26 May 1873 – 14 April 1945) was a British astronomer and geographer. As an astronomer, he is best known for his work in determining the distance from the Sun to the Earth (the astronomical unit) from 1900–1909: for this achievement, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. His later professional career was in surveying and cartography, an extension of his astronomical interests. (en)
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  • Quale astronomo, è noto principalmente per il suo impegno tra il 1900 ed il 1909 nel determinare la distanza del Sole dalla Terra (l'unità astronomica), per il quale ha ricevuto la Medaglia d'Oro della Royal Astronomical Society ed è stato eletto membro della Royal Society. Nella sua carriera successiva si interessò di topografia e cartografia. (it)
  • Arthur Robert Hinks CBE FRS (Londres, 26 de maio de 1873 — Royston (Hertfordshire), 14 de abril de 1945) foi um astrônomo e geógrafo britânico. (pt)
  • Arthur Robert Hinks, CBE, FRS (26 May 1873 – 14 April 1945) was a British astronomer and geographer. As an astronomer, he is best known for his work in determining the distance from the Sun to the Earth (the astronomical unit) from 1900–1909: for this achievement, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. His later professional career was in surveying and cartography, an extension of his astronomical interests. (en)
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