George Henry Peters

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George Henry Peters, around 1920
Asteroids discovered: 3
536 Merapi May 11, 1904
886 Washingtonia November 16, 1917
980 Anacostia November 21, 1921

George Henry Peters (1863–October 18, 1947) was a US astronomer. He died in Washington, D.C.

He worked at the U.S. Naval Observatory as an astrophotographer, discovering three asteroids and photographing the Sun's corona.[citation needed]


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