Pickering

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Pickering

1. Edward Charles. 1846--1919, US astronomer, who invented the meridian photometer
2. his brother, William Henry. 1858--1938, US astronomer, who discovered Phoebe, the ninth satellite of Saturn, and predicted (1919) the existence and position of Pluto
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