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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Hind, John Russell

An eminent astronomer, born at Nottingham; at 17 he obtained a post in the Greenwich Observatory; subsequently became observer in Mr. Bishop's private observatory, Regent's Park, where his untiring assiduity was rewarded by the discovery of several new movable stars and 10 minor planets; he received various honours from societies; was President of the Royal Astronomical Society, and in 1852 was pensioned by Government; his works include "The Comets," "The Solar System," &c. (1823-1895).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hind, John Russell'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/hind-john-russell.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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