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Patrick Wilson (generally known as Peter Wilson) was a Scottish astronomer, type-founder, mathematician and meteorologist. He was the Regius Professor of Practical Astronomy at Glasgow University from 1784 to 1799. His father Alexander Wilson preceded him as Regius Professor of Practical Astronomy at Glasgow University. Patrick was appointed his successor before his father quit the role. Probably due to failing health they shared the role until his father's death in 1786.

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  • Patrick Wilson (generally known as Peter Wilson) was a Scottish astronomer, type-founder, mathematician and meteorologist. He was the Regius Professor of Practical Astronomy at Glasgow University from 1784 to 1799. His father Alexander Wilson preceded him as Regius Professor of Practical Astronomy at Glasgow University. Patrick was appointed his successor before his father quit the role. Probably due to failing health they shared the role until his father's death in 1786.
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  • Patrick Wilson (generally known as Peter Wilson) was a Scottish astronomer, type-founder, mathematician and meteorologist. He was the Regius Professor of Practical Astronomy at Glasgow University from 1784 to 1799. His father Alexander Wilson preceded him as Regius Professor of Practical Astronomy at Glasgow University. Patrick was appointed his successor before his father quit the role. Probably due to failing health they shared the role until his father's death in 1786.
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