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Dawson, Bernhard

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Borncirca1891

Died18 June 1960

On 8 November 1942, Bernhard Dawson discovered Nova Puppis, one of the brightest nova of the twentieth century, at the Córdoba Astronomical Observatory (La Plata, Argentina). The light curve of CV Pup was prepared by Edison Pettit.