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The Selector of Highlights: A Brief Biographical Sketch of Harlow Shapley

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Dorrit Hoffleit

Department of Astronomy, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511

 

Received: June 25, 1993

 

Abstract

 

From 1923 through 1956, almost every year at the Annual Meeting of the AAVSO, Harlow Shapley of the Harvard College Observatory listed what he considered the highlights of astronomy for the past year.  A brief description of the life and activities of this friend of the AAVSO and of all amateurs is given.

 

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