Pickering
I. biographical name Edward Charles 1846-1919 & his brother William Henry 1858-1938 American astronomer II. geographical name town Canada in SE Ontario population 87,139

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  • Pickering — may refer to:* Pickering, North Yorkshire, England * Pickering, Ontario, Canada ** Pickering GO Station, a station in the GO Transit network located in the city * Pickering College in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada * Pickering Brook, Western… …   Wikipedia

  • Pickering —     Ven. Thomas Pickering     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ven. Thomas Pickering     Lay brother and martyr, a member of an old Westmoreland family, b. c. 1621; executed at Tyburn, 9 May, 1679. He was sent to the Benedictine monastery of St. Gregory …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pickering — Pickering, MO U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 154 Housing Units (2000): 84 Land area (2000): 0.183398 sq. miles (0.474999 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.183398 sq. miles (0.474999 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pickering — Pick er*ing, n. [Probably a corruption of {Pickerel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The sauger of the St.Lawrence River. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pickering — Pickering, Edward Charles, amerik. Astrophysiker, geb. 19. Juli 1846 zu Boston, seit 1876 Sternwartendirektor in Cambridge (Massachusetts), bestimmte die Helligkeit von über 25.000 Fixsternen u.a.; seine Veröffentlichungen in den »Annals of the… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pickering — Pickering, William Henry …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pickering — v. du Canada (Ontario), proche du lac Ontario; 68 600 hab. Centrale nucléaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pickering — [pik′ər iŋ] 1. Edward Charles 1846 1919; U.S. astronomer & physicist 2. William Henry 1858 1938; U.S. astronomer: brother of Edward …   English World dictionary

  • Pickering — 43° 50′ 09″ N 79° 05′ 26″ W / 43.835765, 79.090576 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pickering — This is an English locational surname. Recorded in a wide variety of spellings including Pickering, Pickerin, and the dialectals Pickring, Pickrin, Puckering, Puckrin, and Puckring, it originates from the little town of Pickering in the North… …   Surnames reference

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