Flamsteed

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Flamsteed

(ˈflæmˌstiːd)
n
(Biography) John. 1646–1719, English astronomer: the first Astronomer Royal and first director of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich (1675). He increased the accuracy of existing stellar catalogues, greatly aiding navigation
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Its current online exhibit of 43 atlases and maps covering the period 1482 to 1851 features the works of some of history's greatest celestial cartographers, including Alessandro Piccolomini, Johann Bayer, Johannes Hevelius, John Flamsteed, John Bevis, and Johann Bode.