Definition of Messier, Charles in English:

Messier, Charles

Line breaks: Charles Mes|sier
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛsɪə
, mɛsje/
( 1730–1817), French astronomer. He discovered a number of nebulae, galaxies, and star clusters, which he designated by M numbers. Almost all of these designations, such as M1 (the Crab Nebula), are still in use today.

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