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Dorrit Hoffleit

Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit (March 12, 1907 – April 9, 2007)[1] was an American senior research astronomer at Yale University. She is most widely known for her work in variable stars, astrometry, spectroscopy, meteors, and the Bright Star Catalog, as well as her mentorship of many young women and generations of astronomers.

Dorrit Hoffleit

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Maria Mitchell Observatory
Ballistic Research Laboratory
Yale University
Yale University Observatory
Harvard College Observatory
New Haven
United States of America
Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library
New Castle

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