Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Stoney, George Johnstone

  • Ian ElliottEmail author
Reference work entry

BornOakley Park, (Co. Offaly), Ireland, 15 February 1826

Died London, England, 5 July 1911
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dunsink ObservatoryDublinIreland