Joel Hastings Metcalf

Joel Hastings Metcalf was an American astronomer. Metcalf graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1892. He served as a Unitarian minister in Burlington, Vermont and in Taunton, Massachusetts, Winchester, Massachusetts and Portland, Maine. He discovered or co-discovered several comets, including 23P/Brorsen-Metcalf and 97P/Metcalf-Brewington, and also a number of asteroids. Asteroid 792 Metcalfia is named in his honor. ... more on Wikipedia

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