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Smyth, Charles Piazzilocked

(1819–1900)
  • Hermann A. Brück

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Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1819–1900), astronomer, was born at Naples, Italy, on 3 January 1819, the second of the nine children of William Henry Smyth (1788–1865), a naval officer and highly regarded amateur astronomer, and his wife, Annarella Warington (1788–1873), the daughter of the British consul to the kingdom of the ...

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