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Thomas Maclear

Thomas Maclear, Irish-born South-African astronomer (Newton Stewart, Tyrone County 17 March 1794 – Cape Town 14 July 1879)



SOME BIBLIOGRAPHY

Verification and extension of La Caille’s Arc of Meridian at the Cape of Good Hope (1866)

An account of the fall of a meteoritic stone in the Cold Bokkeveld, Cape of Good Hope. Philos. Trans. Royal Soc. London

Further particulars of the fall of the Cold Bokkeveld meteorite. Philos. Trans. Royal Soc. London

Geography of the Cape: longitude of Graham’s Town. S. Afr. Comm. Advertiser (1850)

Catalogue  of 4810 stars for the epoch 1850, from observations made at the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope during the years 1849-52

Published observations of the comet Encke



HONORS 

Lalande Medal, Academie Française des Sciences (1867)

Maclear Crater on Moon



LINKS

http://old.assa.saao.ac.za/html/his-astr-maclear_t.html

http://archive.samj.org.za/1977%20VOL%20LI%20Jan-Jun/Articles/05%20May/3.11%20HISTORY%20OF%20MEDICINE.SIR%20THOMAS%20MACLEAR.SURGEON,%20AND%20HER%20MAJESTY'S%20ASTRONOMER%20AT%20THE%20CAPE,%20Th.pdf