Kirkcudbrightshire

Astronomers

Peck, William , [Sir, FRSE, FRAS] (3 January 1862-7 March 1925), born Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire , Edinburgh.  A Scottish astronomer and scientific instrument maker. He was the director of the Edinburgh City Observatory from 1889 until his death (see Obit., MNRAS, 86 (1926), 186-7).

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