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|Maria Mitchell was born Aug 1, 1818 in Nantucker, Mass. and died June 28, 1889 in Lynn, Mass. She was the 1st American woman astronomer. Throughout her life she was reconized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Smithsonian Institution and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She discovered a new comet which was named after her.|
Thank you Maria for all you did. RIP.
Added: Mar. 5, 2002
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