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Guillermo Haro (Astronomer) Google Doodle


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in few Countries for the Guillermo Haro’s 105th Birthday. Guillermo Haro was a Mexican astronomer. He was the first person elected to the Royal
Astronomical Society from a developing country. Born in Mexico in 1913, Guillermo Haro grew
up during the Mexican revolution and graduated in philosophy before embarking upon a career
in astronomy. Amongst his biggest contributions to the science
was the discovery of a type of planetary nebulae named Herbig-Haro objects. He also discovered flare stars – red and blue
bright stars – in the region of the Orion constellation. Guillermo Haro’s legacy endures to this day
through the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics, and Electronics, which he established
to support science students in their professional careers. The institute also runs an observatory named
after him in the Mexican state of Sonora.

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