The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2007 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, F. Jamil Ragep, JoAnn Palmeri, Marvin Bolt

Maclear, Thomas

  • Ian Elliott
Reference work entry

BornNewtownstewart, Co. Tyrone, (Northern Ireland), 17 March 1794

DiedMobray near Cape Town, (South Africa), 14 July 1879
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Selected References

  1. Anon. (1880). “Sir Thomas Maclear.” Monthly, Notices of the Royal Astronomical, Society 40: 200–204.Google Scholar
  2. Evans, David S. (1967). “Historical Notes on Astronomy in South Africa.” Vistas in Astronomy 9: 265–282.ADSGoogle Scholar
  3. Lastovica, Ethleen (1995) “Ardour in the Cause of Astronomy: Bibliography of the Publications of Sir Thomas Maclear with an Historical Introduction.” Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 50: 65–77.Google Scholar
  4. Warner, Brian (1979). “Thomas Maclear 1833–1870.” In Astronomers at the Cape Observatory, Cape of Good Hope. Cape Town: A. A. Balkema.Google Scholar
  5. ——— (1995). “The Life and Astronomical Work of Sir Thomas Maclear.” Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 50: 89–94.Google Scholar
  6. Warner, Brian and N. Warner (1984). Maclear and Herschel. Cape Town: A.A. Balkema.Google Scholar

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