Carrington, Richard Christopher, 1826-1875

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Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1851-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80093478

Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, B.A., 1848, as 36th Wrangler. He took up astronomy and was observer in the Durham University Observatory, 1849-1852. F.R.A.S., 1851. In 1853, he built a private observatory at Reigate, Surrey, and carried out much astronomical work on mapping stars and sun spots. Later he built another observatory at Churt, Surrey. F.R.S., 1860.

From the description of Papers, 1825-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77910824

Epithet: astronomer

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Place Name Admin Code Country
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
England
Subject
Astronomy--Societies (Academies and learned societies)
Stars--Research--19th century
Astronomy
Sunspots--Observations
Sunspots
Occupation
Astronomers--United Kingdom
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Birth 1826-05-26

Death 1875-11-27

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