Margaret Harwood

Margaret Harwood (March 19, 1885 February 6, 1979)[1] was an American astronomer specializing in photometry and the first director of the Maria Mitchell Observatory in Nantucket, Massachusetts. An asteroid discovered in 1960 was named 7040 Harwood in her honor.

Margaret Harwood
Born(1885-03-19)March 19, 1885
DiedFebruary 6, 1979(1979-02-06) (aged 93)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma mater
AwardsAnnie J. Cannon Award in Astronomy
Scientific career

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