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Plaskett, John Stanleylocked

(1865–1941)

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Plaskett, John Stanley (1865–1941), astronomer, was born at Hickson, near Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, on 17 November 1865, the eldest son of Joseph Plaskett, a farmer, and his wife, Annie Stanley. He was educated at the local village school and at the high school in ...

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