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Birmingham, Johnlocked

(1816–1884)
  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by Joseph Gross

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Birmingham, John (1816–1884), astronomer, was a country gentleman residing at Millbrook, near Tuam, co. Galway, Ireland, whose attention was directed to astronomy by his discovery of a remarkable new star in Corona Borealis on 12 May 1866. In 1872, at the suggestion of the ...

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