Nasmyth, James Hall, 1808-1890 (mechanical engineer and astronomer)
- Existence: 1808 - 1890
James Hall Nasmyth (1808-90), mechanical engineer, astronomer; Frederick Howlett (1821-c.1907), clergyman.
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7 March 1864, on Nasmyth's discovery of the mottled appearance of the Sun's surface variously called 'willow leaves' or 'rice grains'.