Definition of Flamsteed, John in English:

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Flamsteed, John

Pronunciation: /ˈflamstiːd/
(1646–1719), English astronomer. He was the first Astronomer Royal at the Royal Greenwich Observatory and produced the first star catalogue (for use in navigation).

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