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Virginia

  • Richard TaibiEmail author
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Part of the Springer Biographies book series (SPRINGERBIOGS)

Abstract

Charles Olivier was born 19 years and one day after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia to Union General Ulysses S.

Keywords

Meteor Shower Double Star Meteor Watch Astronomical Journal Celestial Equator 
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References

Fortunes of War and Peace

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Virginia’s Astronomer

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Portrait of the Young Man as an Astronomer

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Sojourn at Lick Observatory

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© Richard Taibi 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Temple HillsUSA

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