Definition of Hale, George Ellery in English:

Hale, George Ellery

proper noun

  • (1868–1938), US astronomer. He discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields and invented the spectroheliograph. He also initiated the construction of the 200-inch (5-meter) Hale reflector at Mount Palomar in California.

Pronunciation

Hale, George Ellery

/ˈheɪl//hāl/