• Born date: 1846-07-19
  • Born in: Boston
  • Death date: 1919-02-03
  • Death in: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Edward Charles Pickering

Edward Charles Pickering (July 19, 1846 – February 3, 1919) was an American astronomer and physicist as well as the older brother of William Henry Pickering.Along with Carl Vogel, Pickering discovered the first spectroscopic binary stars. He wrote Elements of Physical Manipulations (2 vol., 1873–76).