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John L. Dobson
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|Died||January 15, 2014
|Occupation||Vedantan monk (1944−1967), lecturer/popularizer of amateur astronomy|
|Known for||Dobsonian telescope, sidewalk astronomy|
John Lowry Dobson (September 14, 1915 – January 15, 2014) was an American astronomer. He known for creating a design for a large Newtonian reflector telescope that is named after him, the Dobsonian telescope.
Dobson died at Burbank, California on January 15, 2014. He was 98.
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