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Nature volume 134, page 171 (04 August 1934) | Download Citation

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PROF. GEORGE CARY COMSTOCK, emeritus director of the Washburn Observatory and professor of astronomy in the University of Wisconsin, formerly dean of the Graduate School, died on May 11, aged seventy-nine years. He was known for his determination of the constant of aberration, for studies of atmospheric refraction, for long-continued work on double stars, and especially for one of the first determinations of the proper motions of faint stars.

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