. On this day in 1789 – December 28th – Scottish astronomer Thomas Henderson was born in Dundee, Scotland.
He was based at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa during the early 1830s. After his return to his native Scotland, he became Astronomer Royal for Scotland in 1834, a post he held until his death in 1844.
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