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Brian Marsden, Eminent Astronomer and Comet/Asteroid Tracker, Dies

18 Nov 2010, 21:12 UTC
Brian Marsden, Eminent Astronomer and Comet/Asteroid Tracker, Dies Harold Dorwin

November 18, 2010: Dr. Brian Geoffrey Marsden passed away today at the age of 73 following a prolonged illness. He was a Supervisory Astronomer at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Director Emeritus of the Minor Planet Center.

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