Definition of Hale, George Ellery in English:

Hale, George Ellery

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Pronunciation: /heɪl
 
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  • (1868–1938), American astronomer. He discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields and invented the spectroheliograph. He also initiated the construction of several large telescopes.

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