John Jackson

1887 - 1958

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John Jackson graduated from Glasgow and Cambridge. He went to the Royal Observatory at Greenwich but his career there was interrupted by World War I. He was then appointed HM Astronomer at the University of Cape Town.
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  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS

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