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  1. Hall, Asaph Hall(noun)

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

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  1. Asaph Hall

    Asaph Hall III was an American astronomer who is most famous for having discovered the moons of Mars, Deimos and Phobos, in 1877. He determined the orbits of satellites of other planets and of double stars, the rotation of Saturn, and the mass of Mars.


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