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1742
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1765
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1811
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1835
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1881
1910
William Christie
1910
1933
Frank W. Dyson
1933
1955
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1956
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Richard van der Riet Woolley
1972
1982
Martin Ryle
1982
1990
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1991
1995
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1995
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