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Robert E. Cox

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Robert Edward Cox (March 12, 1917 – December 16, 1989) was an American optical engineer and a popularizer of amateur telescope making. [1]

36 relations: Albert Graham Ingalls, Amateur telescope making, Amateur Telescope Making, Armand Spitz, Astronomical League, Boston University, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Cleveland, Clifford W. Holmes Award, Connecticut, Gemini 8, Harvard College Observatory, James Gilbert Baker, List of minor planets: 15001–16000, McDonnell Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, McDonnell F-101 Voodoo, O'Fallon, Missouri, Oceania, Optician, PerkinElmer, Project Gemini, Project Mercury, Reflecting telescope, Rose Center for Earth and Space, RTMC Astronomy Expo, Russell W. Porter, Sky & Telescope, Solar eclipse, St. Louis, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stellafane, The Sky (magazine), United States Army Air Corps, Weatherwise.

Albert Graham Ingalls

Albert Graham Ingalls (January 16, 1888–August 13, 1958) was an American scientific editor and amateur astronomer.

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Amateur telescope making

Amateur telescope making is the activity of building telescopes as a hobby, as opposed to being a paid professional.

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Amateur Telescope Making

Amateur Telescope Making (ATM) is a series of three books edited by Albert G. Ingalls between 1926 and 1953 while he was an associate editor at Scientific American.

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Armand Spitz

Armand Neustadter Spitz (July 7, 1904 – April 14, 1971) was an American planetarium designer.

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Astronomical League

The Astronomical League is an umbrella organization of amateur astronomy societies.

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Boston University

Boston University (commonly referred to as BU) is a private, non-profit, research university in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Clifford W. Holmes Award

The Clifford W. Holmes Award is presented annually near Big Bear City, California at the RTMC Astronomy Expo to an individual for a significant contribution to popularizing astronomy.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Gemini 8

Gemini 8 (officially Gemini VIII) With Gemini IV, NASA changed to Roman numerals for Gemini mission designations.

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Harvard College Observatory

The Harvard College Observatory (HCO) is an institution managing a complex of buildings and multiple instruments used for astronomical research by the Harvard University Department of Astronomy.

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James Gilbert Baker

James Gilbert Baker (November 11, 1914 – June 29, 2005) was an American astronomer and designer of optics systems.

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List of minor planets: 15001–16000

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McDonnell Aircraft

The McDonnell Aircraft Corporation was an American aerospace manufacturer based in St. Louis, Missouri.

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McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas was a major American aerospace manufacturing corporation and defense contractor formed by the merger of McDonnell Aircraft and the Douglas Aircraft Company in 1967.

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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.

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McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo was a supersonic jet fighter which served the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

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O'Fallon, Missouri

O'Fallon is a city along Interstate 70 and Interstate 64 between Lake St. Louis and St. Peters in St. Charles County, Missouri. It is part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census O'Fallon had a population of 79,329, making it the largest municipality in St. Charles County and seventh largest in the state of Missouri. In 2006 Money Magazine named O'Fallon 39th in its "Best 100 Places to Live." Money Magazine also ranked O'Fallon 68th out of 100 in 2008 and 26th out of 100 in 2010. O'Fallon's namesake in St. Clair County, Illinois is also part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area. The two O'Fallons are one of the few pairs of same-named municipalities to be part of the same MSA.

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Oceania

Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.

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Optician

An optician, or dispensing optician, is a technical practitioner who designs, fits and dispenses corrective lenses for the correction of a person's vision.

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PerkinElmer

PerkinElmer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation focused in the business areas of human and environmental health, including: environmental analysis, food and consumer product safety, medical imaging, drug discovery, diagnostics, biotechnology, industrial applications, and life science research.

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Project Gemini

Project Gemini was NASA's second human spaceflight program.

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Project Mercury

Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight program of the United States, running from 1958 through 1963.

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Reflecting telescope

A reflecting telescope (also called a reflector) is a telescope that uses a single or a combination of curved mirrors that reflect light and form an image.

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Rose Center for Earth and Space

The Rose Center for Earth and Space is a part of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

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RTMC Astronomy Expo

The RTMC Astronomy Expo is one of the major gatherings of amateur astronomers in the United States.

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Russell W. Porter

Russell Williams Porter (December 13, 1871 – February 22, 1949) was an American artist, engineer, amateur astronomer and explorer.

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Sky & Telescope

Sky & Telescope (S&T) is a monthly American magazine covering all aspects of amateur astronomy, including the following.

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Solar eclipse

A solar eclipse (as seen from the planet Earth) is a type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and when the Moon fully or partially blocks ("occults") the Sun.

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center, located in Stamford, Connecticut, is an art, history, nature, and agricultural sciences museum.

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Stellafane

Stellafane (Latin for shrine to the stars) is the name of the clubhouse built by the Springfield Telescope Makers club of Springfield, Vermont in the early 1920s, and has since come to refer to the club's land and buildings on the summit of Breezy Hill.

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The Sky (magazine)

The Sky was a magazine for amateur astronomers published between 1935 and 1941.

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United States Army Air Corps

The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.

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Weatherwise

Weatherwise is a magazine founded by David M. Ludlum and was published by Heldref Publications but now is published by Taylor & Francis Group.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_E._Cox

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