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Signature Maker Instruments Comments Location References
HALLEY, EDMOND England, 1656-1742, Dr. Edmond Halley, second Astronomer Royal, 1720; worked out the eliptical orbits of comets including the one of 1758, named for him; author; designed a large astronomical sextant; F.R.S., 1678; charted magnetic deviation isogomes in the Atlantic; etc. London. Taylor 1(401), 2(57); DNB; DSB; USNM; Hoskins.

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