Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel

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Noun1.Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel - German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
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com)-- University of Houston (UH) developmental psychology professor Arturo Hernandez is among this year's recipients of the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.
Meanwhile, Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1784-1846) started work on parallax in Konigsberg, East Prussia.
Konigsberg Observatory founded; Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel appointed Director; the observatory was completed in 1813.

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