AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers

Mr. Birmingham and His New Star (Abstract)

Volume 44 number 1 (2016)

John O’Neill
16 Pemberton Road, Topsfield, MA 01983; varstarnights@gmail.com


(Abstract only) The year 2016 sees two anniversaries connected with the Irish astronomer John Birmingham (1816–1884): the 200th anniversary of his birth and the 150th anniversary of his discovery of the nova outburst in T Coronae Borealis.