Herbert Hall Turner (13 August 1861, Leeds – 20 August 1930, Stockholm) was a British astronomer and seismologist.
Herbert Hall Turner was educated at Clifton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He went onto a glittering academic career and won many honors. He was one of the observers in the Eclipse Expeditions of 1886 and 1887. In seismology, he is credited with the discovery of deep focus earthquakes. He is also credited with coining the word parsec.
* Savilian Professor Of Astronomy In The University Of Oxford
* Bruce Medal (1927)
* The crater Turner on the Moon
Astronomical Discovery Gutenberg ebook with plates, originally published 1904.
1. ^ Turner, Herbert Hall in Venn, J. & J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 10 vols, 1922–1958.
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