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Gale, Walter Frederick (1865 - 1945)

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Born: 27 November 1865  Paddington, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 1 June 1945  New South Wales.
Walter Frederick Gale worked in banking and finance in New South Wales but maintained an active interest in astronomy. He built his first telescope around 1884 and formed the habit of sweeping the sky on every clear night. He discovered a number of comets and double stars.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 31 July 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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