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Isaac Roberts


  1. Isaac Roberts was a Welsh engineer and business man best known for his work as an amateur astronomer, pioneering the field of astrophotography of nebulae. He was a member of the Liverpool Astronomical Society in England and was a fellow of the Royal Geological Society. Roberts was also awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1895.
    • born on (186 years ago) in United Kingdom
    • nationality: United Kingdom
    • profession: Astronomer
    • died on (111 years ago)
    • written works: "A selection of photographs of stars, star-clusters and nebulae"
    • award: - Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society
  2. Isaac Roberts is the son of Rick Roberts and Marjorie Campbell.

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Google previewCharacter Certificates in the General Land Office of Texas (1985)

by Gifford E. White

Nacogdoches 9 October 1834 Certify foreigner Isaac Roberts is a man of good. . .married with family... [Note] Unf. title Luis Procela 1726a. Reed of Comr G.A. ...

Google previewBiographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (1895)

Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County, Together with an Introductory Historical Sketch

In politics, Isaac Roberts is an ardent and active Prohibitionist, and during the Amendment campaign, served as secretary of the Prohibition county committee.

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science (2003)

Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey

Married Isaac Roberts. Educated public and private schools, San Francisco; studiedin Germany, Switzerland, and France; Paris Observatory; ...

Google previewBiographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (2007)

by Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard Jarrell, Jordan D. Marché, F. Jamil Ragep

England, 17 July 1904 Isaac Roberts, ...

Google previewThe Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations (2015)

An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

William Corson, Isaac Roberts, and John Roberts in plotting transfers by night train. Aiding the group were the Reads« ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cosmology (Routledge Revivals) (2014)

Historical, Philosophical, and Scientific Foundations of Modern Cosmology by Norriss S. Hetherington

When, for example, some photographs of the Andromeda nebula secured by the English amateur astronomer Isaac Roberts had been shown at the British Royal Astronomical Society in 1888, there were cries of “'Saturn,' 'the Nebular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography (1921)


Edward Morris Davis, father of Charles Gibbons Davis, was born September 30, 1837, and was tne son °f Isaac Roberts and Lydia Cowgill (Corbit) Davis. Through this branch of the family is traced directly to the sixth great-grandfathers, Hugh ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Dr Isaac Roberts (1829-1904) was the first to show the real structure of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary of Photography (1896)

Containing Over 2,000 References and 500 Illustrations by Walter E. Woodbury

Isaac Roberts revealed the fact that it was composed of a number of rings of gaseous material apparently in a highly ...

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