Edmond Halley

Edmond Halley
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Portrait bi Thomas Murray, c. 1687
Born 8 November 1656(1656-11-08)
Haggerston, Middlesex, Ingland
Died 14 Januar 1742(1742-01-14) (aged 85)
Greenwich, Kent, Ingland
Restin place St. Margaret's, Lee, Sooth Lunnon
Naitionality Inglis, Post 1707
Fields Astronomy, geopheesics, mathematics, meteorology, pheesics, cairtografie
Institutions Varsity o Oxford
Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Alma mater The Queen's College, Oxford
Spoose Mary Tooke
Bairns Edmond Halley (d. 1741)
Margaret (d. 1713)
Richelle (d. 1748)

Edmond [1] (or Edmund [2]) Halley, FRS (pronoonced i/; [3] [4] 8 November 1656 – 14 Januar 1742) wis an Inglis astronomer, geopheesicist, mathematician, meteorologist, an pheesicist wha is best kent for computin the orbit o the eponymous Halley's Comet. He wis the seicont Astronomer Royal in Breetain, succeedin John Flamsteed.

  • references


  1. The Times (London) Notes and Queries No. 254, 8 November 1902 p.36
  2. Hughes, David W.; Green, Daniel W. E. (Januar 2007). "Halley's First Name: Edmond or Edmund" (PDF). International Comet Quarterly. Harvard University: 14. Might we suggest... simply recogniz[ing] both forms, noting that—in the days when Halley lived—there was no rigid 'correct' spelling, and that this particular astronomer seemed to prefer the 'u' over the 'o' in his published works. 
  3. Jones, Daniel; Gimson, Alfred C. (1977) [1917]. Everyman's English Pronunciation Dictionary. Everyman's Reference Library (14 ed.). London: J. M. Dent & Sons. ISBN  0-460-03029-9. 
  4. Kenyon, John S.; Knott, Thomas A. (1953). A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster Inc. ISBN  0-87779-047-7. 
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