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Francis Baily (1774–1844)

Baily, Francis (bā’lē). An English astronomer; born at Newbury, Berkshire, April 28, 1774; died in London, Aug. 30, 1844. He reformed the ‘Nautical Almanac,’ and was the author of the ‘Astronomical Society’s Catalogue of Stars.’ He wrote also a ‘Life of Flamsteed’ (1835); ‘Journal of a Tour in Unsettled Parts of North America.’