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Adams, Walter Sydney (1876–1956)

Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Second edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199609055
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739439
Adams, Walter Sydney (1876–1956)

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born in Syria. He was the first to detect systematic differences in the spectra of giant and dwarf stars. From

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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