Abell, George O.

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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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