George O. Abell

George O. Abell

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Ogden Abell (March 1, 1927 - October 7, 1983) was an astronomer at UCLA. He worked as a research astronomer, teacher, administrator, popularizer of science and education, and skeptic. Abell received his B.S. (1951), M.S. (1952) and Ph.D. (1957) from the California Institute of Technology. He began his astronomical career as a tour guide at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. His best known work was his catalogue of clusters of galaxies collected during the Palomar Sky Survey.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136688190
  • 9786136688190