Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Storer, Arthur

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry

BornLincolnshire, England, 1642

DiedCalvert County, Maryland, (USA), 1686

As a boy, Arthur Storer was a playmate of  Isaac Newton. He observed comet 1P/1682 Q1 (Halley) for Newton after immigrating to America.

Selected Reference

  1. Thrower, Norman J. W. (1990). Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: A Longer View of Newton and Halley. Berkeley: University of California Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA