Wednesday, September 19, 2012

F.W. Longbottom [astronomer]...a new paper by Jeremy Shears


Frederick William Longbottom FRAS (1850-1933) was an original member of the BAA and served as Director of its Photographic Section between 1906 and 1926. A hop merchant by trade, he spent much of his life in Chester where he was instrumental in founding the City‘s first astronomical society in 1892. 

"F.W. Longbottom: astronomical photographer and founder of the Chester Astronomical Society" by Jeremy Shears

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