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The amateur astronomer from Kansas got his first telescope as a Christmas present when he was 12. Although he was entranced, he chose to become a food scientist, and later a machinist, rather than
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John Lowry Dobson (September 14, 1915 January 15, 2014) was an amateur astronomer and is best known for the Dobsonian telescope, a portable, lowcost Newtonian reflector telescope. He was less known for his efforts to promote awareness of astronomy (and his unorthodox views of physical cosmology) through public lectures including his performances of" sidewalk astronomy. "