William Henry Smyth

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January 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Peter’s Church Hall, Earley.
Reading Astronomical Society

Rob Peeling will be presenting about William Henry Smyth for the Reading Astronomical Society.

At the age of 14 he ran away from home to join a merchant ship. Admiral William Henry Smyth 1788 – 1865 was a Royal Navy Officer, hydrographer, astronomer and numismatist. He is noted for his hydrographic charts, astronomical work, and for a wide range of publications.

After the coffee break the usual announcements and members activities.

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