Monday 30 December 2013

Astronomy Scrapbook Tuesday December 31st 2013

On This Day
December 31st 1719
John Flamsteed died.

John Flamsteed was born on 19 August 1646 he would go on to become the first astronomer royal he produced a star catalogue containing 3,000 stars. This catalogue is still used today with stars being labelled with FL numbers.

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