LANGLEY: Separated at Birth?

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Langley was an assistant observer at Harvard College Observatory from 1865-66 (under the directorship of Joseph Winlock). Together with Austin, Peirce, Searle and Winlock he observed nebulae with the 15" f/18 Merz-refractor installed in June 1847 (see picture). The results are published in Ann. Harv. Obs. 13, 62 (1882). Langley discovered 1 object: NGC 3355 (HN 215) on April 12, 1866, a galaxy in Hydra.

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