This collection contains Dr. Donald E.
Osterbrock's activities as astronomer and science writer, director of the Lick Observatory,
and Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa
Donald E. Osterbrock (1924-2007) was the director of Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton in
California, an astronomer, and historian of science. Osterbrock studied the birth of stars
and luminous clouds of gas at the core of galaxies outside the Milky Way known as gaseous
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