George Bassett Clark

George Bassett Clark (February 14, 1827December 20, 1891) was an American instrument maker & astronomer.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts and educated at Phillips Academy, Andover, he was the son of Alvan Clark, part of a family of refracting telescope makers in the 19th century. The family telescope works in Cambridge MA made many of the record-breaking refracting instruments, including the still-largest refracting telescope at the Yerkes Observatory.

See also

* List of astronomical instrument makers


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