medal

By year    By name

1898 Simon Newcomb
1899 Arthur Auwers
1900 David Gill
1902 Giovanni V. Schiaparelli
1904 William Huggins
1906 Hermann Carl Vogel
1908 Edward C. Pickering
1909 George W. Hill
1911 Henri Poincaré
1913 Jacobus C. Kapteyn
1914 Oskar Backlund
1915 W. Wallace Campbell
1916 George Ellery Hale
1917 Edward E. Barnard
1920 Ernest W. Brown
1921 Henri A. Deslandres
1922 Frank W. Dyson
1923 Benjamin Baillaud
1924 Arthur Stanley Eddington
1925 Henry Norris Russell
1926 Robert G. Aitken
1927 Herbert Hall Turner
1928 Walter S. Adams
1929 Frank Schlesinger
1930 Max Wolf
1931 Willem de Sitter
1932 John S. Plaskett
1933 Carl V.L. Charlier
1934 Alfred Fowler
1935 Vesto M. Slipher
1936 Armin O. Leuschner
1937 Ejnar Hertzsprung
1938 Edwin P. Hubble
1939 Harlow Shapley
1940 Frederick H. Seares
1941 Joel Stebbins
1942 Jan H. Oort
1945 E. Arthur Milne
1946 Paul W. Merrill
1947 Bernard Lyot
1948 Otto Struve
1949 Harold Spencer Jones
1950 Alfred H. Joy
1951 Marcel Minnaert
1952 S. Chandrasekhar
1953 Harold D. Babcock
1954 Bertil Lindblad
1955 Walter Baade
1956 Albrecht Unsöld
1957 Ira S. Bowen
1958 William W. Morgan
1959 Bengt Strömgren
1960 Viktor A. Ambartsumian
1961 Rudolph Minkowski
1962 Grote Reber
1963 Seth B. Nicholson
1964 Otto Heckmann
1965 Martin Schwarzschild
1966 Dirk Brouwer
1967 Ludwig Biermann
1968 Willem J. Luyten
1969 Horace W. Babcock
1970 Fred Hoyle
1971 Jesse Greenstein
1972 Iosif S. Shklovskii
1973 Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
1974 Martin Ryle
1975 Allan Sandage
1976 Ernst J. Öpik
1977 Bart J. Bok
1978 Hendrik C. van de Hulst
1979 William A. Fowler
1980 George H. Herbig
1981 Riccardo Giacconi
1982 E. Margaret Burbidge
1983 Yakov B. Zel'dovich
1984 Olin C. Wilson
1985 Thomas G. Cowling
1986 Fred L. Whipple
1987 Edwin E. Salpeter
1988 John G. Bolton
1989 Adriaan Blaauw
1990 Charlotte E. Moore Sitterly
1991 Donald E. Osterbrock
1992 Maarten Schmidt
1993 Martin Rees
1994 Wallace Sargent
1995 P. James E. Peebles
1996 Albert E. Whitford
1997 Eugene N. Parker
1998 Donald Lynden-Bell
1999 Geoffrey R. Burbidge
2000 Rashid A. Sunyaev
2001 Hans A. Bethe
2002 Bohdan Paczynski
2003 Vera C. Rubin
2004 Chushiro Hayashi
2005 Robert P. Kraft
2006 Frank J. Low
2007 Martin Harwit
2008 Sidney van den Bergh
2009 Frank H. Shu
2010 Gerry Neugebauer
2011 Jeremiah P. Ostriker
2012 Sandra M. Faber
2013 James E. Gunn
2014 Kenneth I. Kellermann
2015 Douglas N.C. Lin
2016 Andrew C. Fabian
2017 Nicholas Z. Scoville