Rosse, William Parsons, third Earl of (18001867)

Rosse, William Parsons, third Earl of, born in York; devoted to the study of astronomy; constructed reflecting telescopes, and a monster one at the cost of £30,000 at Parsonstown, his seat in Ireland, by means of which important discoveries were made, specially in the resolution of nebulæ (18001867).

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

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Rosenkranz, Karl
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Rosmini, Antonio Rosmini-Serbati
Ross, Sir John
Rossano
Rossbach
Rosse, William Parsons, third Earl of
Rossetti, Charles Dante Gabriel
Rossetti, Christina Georgina
Rossetti, Gabriele
Rossi, Pellegrino
Rossini, Gioacchino
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