Definition of Asaph Hall

1. Noun. United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907).

Exact synonyms: Hall
Generic synonyms: Astronomer, Stargazer, Uranologist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asaph Hall

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Aryans
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Asa Yoelson
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Asahikawa
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Asansol
Asaph Hall (current term)
Asarh
Asarum
Asarum canadense
Asarum europaeum
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Asarum virginicum
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Ascaphidae
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Ascaridae
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Literary usage of Asaph Hall

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1. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1909)
"1812-1882. BV Asaph Hall READ BEFORE THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES APRIL 18, 1906. ... Asaph Hall."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"Asaph Hall was born in Goshen, Conn., October 15, 1829. ... His grandfather, Asaph Hall, was a captain of the company organized at Cornwall, Conn., ..."

3. Astronomy and Astro-physics by European Southern Observatory, Goodsell Observatory (1886)
"BY Asaph Hall. The variability of the images of stars from night to night, when seen in the same telescope, is very great, and the blurred and indefinite ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1887)
"By Professor Asaph Hall. [PLATE XL] The observations of the five inner satellites of Saturn made at Washington •since the mounting of the 26-inch refractor ..."

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