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Tebbutt, John (1834 - 1916)

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Astronomer and Meteorologist
Born: 25 May 1834  Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 29 November 1916  Windsor, New South Wales.
John Tebbutt was born at Windsor, New South Wales, where he grew up on his father's properties. He began his observations in the 1850s and in 1863 built his first observatory. He became probably Australia's leading astronomer in his day.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 7 August 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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