Henry Norris Russell

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1877-10-25
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Hertzsprung–Russell diagram
 

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1957-02-18
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Hertzsprung–Russell diagram
Vogt-Russell theorem
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American astronomer who, along with Ejnar Hertzsprung, developed the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram (1910). In 1923, working with Frederick Saunders, he developed RS coupling which is also known as LS coupling.
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