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Abell, George O.

Born: 1927 AD
Died: 1983 AD, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Astronomers


1927 - Born in Los Angeles.


          - An American astronomer.


          - Is best known for his work on clusters of galaxies but was also a noted lecturer and author.


1958 - He published a catalog of 2,712 clusters and was preparing a catalog of southern clusters at the time of his death.


         - Abell also determined the relative numbers of galaxies with various absolute magnitudes.


1983 - Died on October 7.


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