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John Brashear’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
John Brashear was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
Astronomer who patented instruments for telescopes. He received the Elliott Cresson Medal in 1910 and from 1901 to 1904, he was acting chancellor of the Western University of Pennsylvania, now known as the University of Pittsburgh.
He grew up star gazing as a teenager and he used to look through telescopes with his grandfather.
There are craters on both the moon and on mars that are named in his honor.
He married Phoebe Stewart, a Sunday school teacher, in 1862.
He was born in the same year as Irish astronomer Robert Stawell Ball.