Friday, 27 December 2013

Astronomy Scrapbook Saturday 28th December 2013

On This Day
December 28th 1882
Birth of Arthur Stanley Eddington




Eddington was a British astrophysicist, his work on the 1912 eclipse of the Sun allowed him to observe that light bends when it passes a heavy mass. The Eddington Limit, the natural limit to the luminosity of stars, is named in his honour.

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