William Henry Smyth

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When:
January 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
St. Peter’s Church Hall, Earley.
Contact:
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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