Geek Fact for July 22nd


In 1784, German astronomer and mathematician Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel was born.

Bessel was the first to measure stellar parallax, an apparent change in a star’s position as a result of the Earth orbiting the Sun.

Learn more at http://science.howstuffworks.com/dictionary/famous-scientists/astronomers/friedrich-wilhelm-bessel-info.htm

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