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By Wayne Orchiston

This booklet marks the centennial of Tebbutt's demise with an incredible biographical account surveying his medical contributions to astronomy, prefaced with a foreword via Sir Patrick Moore. During the moment 1/2 the 19th century, Tebbutt was once Australia's most advantageous astronomer. He dedicated his time and money to astronomy, and equipped a actually foreign acceptance that a ways passed Australia's best expert astronomers of the day. This e-book marks the centennial of Tebbutt's dying with a huge biographical account. Tebbutt's remarkable list of accomplishment extends over greater than part a century.

Orchiston's e-book covers the full of Tebbutt's profession, from his every year observatory studies and comet discoveries to his time because the first president of Sydney's branch of the British Astronomical Association.

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