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Shapley, Harlow Shapley(noun)
United States astronomer (1885-1972)
Harlow Shapley was an American astronomer. He is notable for his groundbreaking 1918 work using RR Lyrae stars to estimate the size of the Milky Way Galaxy and the sun's position within it as well as in 1953 proposing the "Liquid Water Belt" theory, now known as the concept of a habitable zone.
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