1564, Mar 91584-16171617, May 7
a German pastor who made two major discoveries in the early days of telescopic astronomy, jointly with his eldest son, Johannes Fabricius. Fabricius discovered the first known periodic variable star (as opposed to cataclysmic variables, such as novas and supernovas), Mira, in August 1596.
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08/03/1596-David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (first variable star)
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