Died 18 June 1960
On 8 November 1942, Bernhard Dawson discovered Nova Puppis, one of the brightest nova of the 20th century, at the Córdoba Astronomical Observatory (La Plata, Argentina). The light curve of CV Pup was prepared by Edison Pettit .
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