Highlights from the Life of Leslie C. Peltier

  • Neil English
Part of the Historical & Cultural Astronomy book series (HCA)


Picture a time before radio, before television, computers, cell phones, a time before electricity, running water and central heating. Could anyone possibly be happy in such a world? Could such a time ever be said to be idyllic? After learning of the life of Leslie Copus Peltier, one can begin to understand why that could well be so (Fig. 31.1).


  1. Peltier, L.C.: Starlight Nights: The Adventurer of a Stargazer, Sky Publishing, Cambridge, MA. (2007)Google Scholar
  2. The AAVSO biographical sketch of Leslie C. Peltier.:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil English
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  1. 1.Fintry by GlasgowUK

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