Asaph Hall


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Noun1.Asaph Hall - United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
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They were only detected in 1877 by American astronomer Asaph Hall using the recently commissioned 26-inch Clark refractor at the U.S.
Phobos was discovered by Asaph Hall on August 17, 1877 at the U.S.
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1877 Astronomer Asaph Hall discovered Phobos and Deimos - the 'moons' of Mars.