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Biographical entry Birch, Peter Vaughan (1949 - )

11 May 1949


Peter Birch commenced work at the Perth Observatory in 1970 starting as assistant to B.J. Harris. He has been involved in planetary photography as part of the International Planetary Patrol Program, photometry and light curves of asteroids and natural satellites. Birch was part of observing team to discover the rings of Uranus in March 1977 and in 1985 spent four months at the Lowell Observatory as Visiting Astronomer to observe Comet Halley.

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Perth Observatory

  • Peter Vaughan Birch - Records, 1970 - 1990; Perth Observatory. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.