Finlay, William Henry
Born Liverpool, England, 17 June 1849
Died Cape Town, South Africa, 7 December 1924
While working as Edward Stone ’s first assistant at the Royal Observatory, Cape Town, William Finlay discovered the great September comet of 1882 (C/1882 R1).
- “William Henry Finlay.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 85 (1925): 309–310.Google Scholar