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John Ellard Gore (1845–1910) was an Irish amateur astronomer and prolific author, and a founding member of the British Astronomical Association. [1]

30 relations: Amateur astronomy, Astronomy, Athlone, Ballysadare, Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, British Astronomical Association, County Sligo, County Westmeath, Dictionary of National Biography, Dublin, GK Persei, Grafton Street, Impact crater, International Astronomical Union, Ireland, Irish Astronomical Society, Journal of the British Astronomical Association, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Moon, Oxford University Press, Popular Astronomy (US magazine), Royal Astronomical Society, Sir Arthur Gore, 1st Baronet, Sir Paul Gore, 1st Baronet, Springer Publishing, The Observatory (journal), Trinity College Dublin, U Orionis, Variable star, W Cygni.

Amateur astronomy

Amateur astronomy is a hobby whose participants enjoy observing or imaging celestial objects in the sky using the unaided eye, binoculars, or telescopes.

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Astronomy

Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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Athlone

Athlone is a town on the River Shannon near the southern shore of Lough Ree in Ireland.

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Ballysadare

Ballysadare, locally Ballisodare, is a village in County Sligo, Ireland.

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Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (BEA) is a two-volume biographical dictionary, first published in 2007, with a second edition released in 2014.

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British Astronomical Association

The British Astronomical Association (BAA) was formed in 1890 as a national body to support the UK's amateur astronomers.

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County Sligo

County Sligo (Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland.

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County Westmeath

County Westmeath (Contae na hIarmhí or simply An Iarmhí) is a county in Ireland.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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GK Persei

GK Persei (also Nova Persei 1901) was a bright nova occurring in 1901.

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Grafton Street

Grafton Street is one of the two principal shopping streets in Dublin city centre, the other being Henry Street.

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Impact crater

An impact crater is an approximately circular depression in the surface of a planet, moon, or other solid body in the Solar System or elsewhere, formed by the hypervelocity impact of a smaller body.

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International Astronomical Union

The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Irish Astronomical Society

The Irish Astronomical Society, the oldest astronomy club in Ireland, was founded in D'Olier Street, Dublin on 5 October 1937.

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Journal of the British Astronomical Association

The Journal of the British Astronomical Association is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of astronomy published by the British Astronomical Association since October 1890.

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in astronomy and astrophysics.

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Moon

The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Popular Astronomy (US magazine)

Popular Astronomy is an American magazine published by John August Media, LLC and hosted at TechnicaCuriosa.com for amateur astronomers.

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Royal Astronomical Society

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) is a learned society that began as the Astronomical Society of London in 1820 to support astronomical research (mainly carried on at the time by 'gentleman astronomers' rather than professionals).

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Sir Arthur Gore, 1st Baronet

Sir Arthur Gore, 1st Baronet (c. 1640 – 20 December 1697) was an Irish soldier and politician.

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Sir Paul Gore, 1st Baronet

Sir Paul Gore, 1st Baronet (1567 – September 1629) was an Anglo-Irish politician, soldier and baronet.

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Springer Publishing

Springer Publishing is an American publishing company of academic journals and books, focusing on the fields of nursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation (neuropsychology).

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The Observatory (journal)

The Observatory is a publication, variously described as a journal, a magazine and a review, devoted to astronomy.

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Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College (Coláiste na Tríonóide), officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university located in Dublin, Ireland.

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U Orionis

U Orionis (abbreviated U Ori) is a Mira-type variable star in the constellation Orion.

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Variable star

A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.

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W Cygni

W Cygni is a semi-regular variable star in the constellation Cygnus, located 570 light-years from Earth.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ellard_Gore

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