Flamsteed

Flamsteed

[flam-steed]
noun
John, 1646–1719, English astronomer.
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Flamsteed (ˈflæmˌstiːd)
 
n
John. 1646--1719, English astronomer: the first Astronomer Royal and first director of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich (1675). He increased the accuracy of existing stellar catalogues, greatly aiding navigation

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