Carl W. Hergenrother

Carl W. Hergenrother is an American astronomer.

Working with the Catalina Sky Survey and other colleagues, he has co-discovered a number of comets and asteroids.

He also discovered one long-period comet, C/1996 R1 (Hergenrother-Spahr), and three periodic comets, 168P/Hergenrother, 175P/Hergenrother and P/1999 V1 (Catalina).

The Asteroid 3099 Hergenrother is named after him.


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