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/ ˈflæm stid /
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John, 1646–1719, English astronomer.
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How to use Flamsteed in a sentence
Crabtree is stated by Flamsteed to have observed this eclipse, but he does not plainly state that he lost sight of the Moon.The Story of Eclipses|George Chambers
Flamsteed accordingly sent the results of his work to the President of the Royal Society.Great Astronomers|R. S. Ball
By Flamsteed, the first Royal Astronomer, were supplied more accurate data for the determination of planetary orbits.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
The telescope was directed to the spot in the heavens where Flamsteed saw a sixth-magnitude star.The Story of the Heavens|Robert Stawell Ball
Now you must know that is rather a sore point with poor dear Mr. Flamsteed.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for Flamsteed
/ (ˈflæmˌstiːd) /
John . 1646–1719, English astronomer: the first Astronomer Royal and first director of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich (1675). He increased the accuracy of existing stellar catalogues, greatly aiding navigation
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