John Flamsteed

1646 - 1719

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John Flamsteed was an English astronomer who published accurate astronomical observations and was the first Astronomer Royal.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (8 books/articles)

A Poster of John Flamsteed

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Flamsteed v Newton
  2. James Gregory seeks John Flamsteed's advice concerning his Observatory

Honours awarded to John Flamsteed
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Fellow of the Royal Society1676
Lunar featuresCrater Flamsteed


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. NNDB
  4. NAHSTE
  5. Museum of the History of Science Oxford (An exhibition)
  1. The Galileo Project
  2. A Chapman (A Gresham lecture - also available as a Video version
  3. Linda Hall Library (Star Atlas)
  4. Linda Hall Library (Another star Atlas)

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