Newcomb

[ noo-kuhm, nyoo- ]

noun
  1. Simon, 1835–1909, U.S. astronomer.

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  • Newcomb questions the totality of this eclipse, but assigns no clear reasons for his doubts.

    The Story of Eclipses | George Chambers

British Dictionary definitions for Newcomb

Newcomb

/ (ˈnjuːkəm) /


noun
  1. Simon. 1835–1909, US astronomer, noted for his tables of celestial bodies and astronomical constants

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