John Flamsteed

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1719-12-31
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1646-08-19
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He continued to study at home, translating the parts of Sacrobosco's Spheres that he needed for his mathematical study, and read Fale's 'Art of Dialling.' (which lead him the task of calculating a table of the sun's altitudes at all hours. He had intended (Details)
On March 14, 1675, Charles II appointed Flamsteed the first Astronomer Royal, after Jonas Moore arranged for them to meet. (Details)
Flamsteed's mother died while he was still young. (Details)
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Flamsteed was the first Astronomer Royal
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natural sciences and mathematics
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astronomy
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john flamsteed a pal of christopher wren (Christopher Wren)
john flamsteed knew robert hooke (Robert Hooke)
john flamsteed fellow of royal society (Royal Society)
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peter i the great of russia met john flamsteed (Peter I of Russia)
charles ii of england appointed john flamsteed (Charles II of England)
henry oldenburg launched career of john flamsteed (Henry Oldenburg)
 

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