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Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne-locked

(1900–1979)
  • M. T. Brück

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Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne- (1900–1979), astronomer, was born at Holywell Lodge, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, on 10 May 1900, the eldest of the three children, two girls and a boy, of Edward John Payne (d. 1904), a London barrister, and his German-born wife, Emma Leonora Pertz...

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