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Bessel

[ bes-uhl ]
/ ˈbɛs əl /
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noun

Frie·drich Wil·helm [free-drik -wil-helm; German free-drikh -vil-helm], /ˈfri drɪk ˈwɪl hɛlm; German ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1784–1846, German astronomer.

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Bessel
/ (ˈbɛsəl) /

noun

Friedrich Wilhelm (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1784–1846, German astronomer and mathematician. He made the first authenticated measurement of a star's distance (1841) and systematized a series of mathematical functions used in physics
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