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Keeler, James Edward [Astro*Index]

(1857-1900) American astronomer.

With Langley, he measured the radiation of the Sun during an expedition to the Rockies. In 1895, he measured the rate of rotation of the rings of Saturn from its spectrum. He was appointed director of the Lick Observatory in 1898.







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