Dunlop, James (1793–1848)
Born in Ayrshire, Dunlop did much of his observational work in Australia at the Parramatta Observatory in Sydney, to which he was appointed assistant (along with Carl Rümker) in 1821. From 1823 to 1827 he carried out some 40,000 observations which formed the basis of the Parramatta Catalogue of Stars and, with an instrument he built himself, made further observations for his catalogues of nebulae and star clusters, and double stars.
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