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MacDonnell, William John ( - 1910)

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Astronomer and Bank Manager
Born: Ireland.  Died: 22 September 1910.
William John MacDonnell was viewed by many as the father of astronomical science in Australia. He was a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, built at least two private observatories and at his death had one of the finest libraries in the field in New South Wales.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 15 September 2004

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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