Charles Augustus Young

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Charles Augustus Young (December 15, 1834 – January 4, 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States, died of pneumonia after a brief illness, at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on 4 January 1908.wikipedia
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Charles Augustus Young (December 15, 1834 – January 4, 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States, died of pneumonia after a brief illness, at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on 4 January 1908.
In 1869 the astronomers Charles Augustus Young and William Harkness independently observed a novel green emission line in the Sun's corona during an eclipse. This "new" element was incorrectly named coronium, as it was only found in the corona. It was not until the 1930s that Walter Grotrian and Bengt Edlén discovered that the spectral line at 530.3 nm was due to highly ionized iron (Fe 13+ ). Other unusual lines in the coronal spectrum are also caused by highly charged ions, such as nickel and calcium, the high ionization being due to the extreme temperature of the solar corona.

Henry Norris Russell

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Many years later in 1927, when Henry Norris Russell, Raymond Smith Dugan and John Quincy Stewart wrote their own two-volume textbook, they entitled it Astronomy: A Revision of Young’s Manual of Astronomy.
He studied astronomy at Princeton University, obtaining his B.A. In 1897 and his doctorate in 1899, studying under Charles Augustus Young.

Loomis Observatory

Young's name is inscribed on the Loomis Observatory.
An inscription on the historic marker reads: "Elias Loomis and Charles Augustus Young worked in this Observatory, built in 1838, the third to be erected in the United States, the second oldest standing (1926). "

Astronomer

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Charles Augustus Young (December 15, 1834 – January 4, 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States, died of pneumonia after a brief illness, at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on 4 January 1908.

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Charles Augustus Young (December 15, 1834 – January 4, 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States, died of pneumonia after a brief illness, at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on 4 January 1908.

Hanover, New Hampshire

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Charles Augustus Young (December 15, 1834 – January 4, 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States, died of pneumonia after a brief illness, at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on 4 January 1908.

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Charles Augustus Young (December 15, 1834 – January 4, 1908) one of the foremost solar spectroscopist astronomers in the United States, died of pneumonia after a brief illness, at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on 4 January 1908.

Solar eclipse

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He observed solar eclipses and worked on spectroscopy of the Sun.

Spectroscopy

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He observed solar eclipses and worked on spectroscopy of the Sun.

Sun

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He observed solar eclipses and worked on spectroscopy of the Sun.

Solar flare

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He observed a solar flare with a spectroscope on 3 August 1872, and also noted that it coincided with a magnetic storm on Earth.

Optical spectrometer

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He observed a solar flare with a spectroscope on 3 August 1872, and also noted that it coincided with a magnetic storm on Earth.

Geomagnetic storm

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He observed a solar flare with a spectroscope on 3 August 1872, and also noted that it coincided with a magnetic storm on Earth.

Dartmouth College

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Graduated from Dartmouth in 1853. in 1865, he became a professor at his alma mater Dartmouth, remaining until 1877 when he went to teach at Princeton.

Phillips Academy

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For two years, he taught classes at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

Andover, Massachusetts

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For two years, he taught classes at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

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For two years, he taught classes at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

Case Western Reserve University

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In 1857, he became the Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Western Reserve College, now known as Case Western Reserve University, devoting nine years.

85th Ohio Infantry

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In 1862, he served in the 85th Regiment of Ohio during the Civil War.

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In 1862, he served in the 85th Regiment of Ohio during the Civil War.

Princeton University

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in 1865, he became a professor at his alma mater Dartmouth, remaining until 1877 when he went to teach at Princeton.

Astronomy

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He was a successful educator who wrote a popular and widely used series of astronomy textbooks, including Manual of Astronomy.

Raymond Smith Dugan

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Many years later in 1927, when Henry Norris Russell, Raymond Smith Dugan and John Quincy Stewart wrote their own two-volume textbook, they entitled it Astronomy: A Revision of Young’s Manual of Astronomy.

John Quincy Stewart

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Many years later in 1927, when Henry Norris Russell, Raymond Smith Dugan and John Quincy Stewart wrote their own two-volume textbook, they entitled it Astronomy: A Revision of Young’s Manual of Astronomy.