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Mitchell, Maria

Pronunciation: /ˈmiCHəl/
(1818–89), US astronomer. She established the orbit of a newly discovered comet in 1847 and became the first woman elected 1848 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She taught astronomy at Vassar College 1865–88.

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Syllabification: Mitch·ell, Maria

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