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Citizenship  Canadian
Name  Carlyle Beals

Role  Astronomer
Fields  Astronomy
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Born  June 29, 1899 Canso, Nova Scotia (1899-06-29)
Notable awards  Henry Marshall Tory Medal (1957) Order of Canada, Fellow of the Royal Society
Died  July 2, 1979, Ottawa, Canada
Education  University of Toronto, Acadia University

Carlyle Smith Beals, FRS (June 29, 1899 – July 2, 1979) was a Canadian astronomer.

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He was born in Canso, Nova Scotia to Reverend Francis H. P. Beals and Annie Florence Nightingale Smith, on June 29, 1899.

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Beals worked at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria, BC, until 1946. There, he studied emission lines in the spectra of certain hot stars, and studied gas clouds in the interstellar medium. He also developed astronomical instruments.

In 1946, he was made Dominion Astronomer in Ottawa and made a study of meteorite craters in Canada. In March, 1951 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

He retired in 1964. In 1969 Beals was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. The asteroid 3314 Beals and the crater Beals on the Moon are both named after him. He died on July 2, 1979, aged 80.

References

Carlyle Smith Beals Wikipedia


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