Alvan Clark observes Sirius B (26 words)

Historical Context Note

Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Share on Facebook Tweet Report an Error


Alvan Graham Clark (10th July, 1832 - 9th June, 1897), made the first observation of Sirius B, the first known white dwarf star, on the 31st of January, 1862.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.