Hind, John Russell

Hind, John Russell, an eminent astronomer, born at Nottingham; at 17 he obtained a post in the Greenwich Observatory; subsequently became observer in Mr. Bishop's private observatory, Regent's Park, where his untiring assiduity was rewarded by the discovery of several new movable stars and 10 minor planets; he received various honours from societies; was President of the Royal Astronomical Society, and in 1852 was pensioned by Government; his works include “The Comets,” “The Solar System,” &c. (1823-1895).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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