Gale, Walter Frederick (1865-1945)

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Banker; Astronomer
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Walter Frederick Gale (1865-1945), banker and astronomer, was born on 27 November 1865 at Paddington, Sydney, son of Henry Gale and his wife Susannah Gordon, widow of F. F. Phillips and daughter of Charles...

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Walter Gale worked in banking and finance in New South Wales but maintained an active interest in astronomy. He built his first telescope around 1884 and formed the habit of sweeping the sky on every clear night. He discovered a number of comets and double stars.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Gale, Walter Frederick
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Walter F. Gale
    Published: 1945
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 8, 2-3, 73-74
  3. Gale, Walter Frederick (1865-1945)
    Wood, Harley
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 8, 609-610

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