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Madam: If you discover any more comets, can you not wait until they are announced by the proper authorities? ---->>>

Until very recently, the heavenly bodies have been investigated only with reference to their position and their laws of motion, and a quarter of a century ago astronomy was little more than celestial topography. ---->>>

I had planned to accomplish something considerable, and this is the end. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: May 20, 1825
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Die: February 17, 1865
Occupation: Scientist
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George Phillips Bond (May 20, 1825 – February 17, 1865) was an American astronomer. He was the son of William Cranch Bond. Some sources give his year of birth as 1826. His early interest was in nature and birds, but after his elder brother William Cranch Bond Jr. died, he felt obliged to follow his father into the field of astronomy (wikipedia)