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James Craig Watson Medal

The James Craig Watson Medal was established by the bequest of James Craig Watson, and is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences for contributions to astronomy.

The recipients have been:

1887 Benjamin A. Gould
1889 Ed Schoenfeld
1891 G. F. J. A. Auwers
1894 Seth Carlo Chandler
1899 David Gill
1913 J. C. Kapteyn
1916 Armin O. Leuschner
1924 C. V. L. Charlier
1929 Willem De Sitter
1936 Ernest W. Brown
1948 Samuel A. Mitchell
1951 Herbert R. Morgan
1955 Chester B. Watts
1957 George Van Biesbroeck
1960 Yusuke Hagihara
1961 Otto Heckmann
1964 Willem J. Luyten
1965 Paul Herget
1966 Wallace J. Eckert
1969 Jurgen Moser
1972 André Deprit
1975 Gerald Maurice Clemence
1979 Charles T. Kowal
1982 Stanton J. Peale
1985 W. Kent Ford, Jr
1986 Robert B. Leighton
1991 Maarten Schmidt
1994 Yasuo Tanaka
1998 Carolyn S. Shoemaker and Eugene M. Shoemaker
2001 David Todd Wilkinson
2004 Vera C. Rubin
2007 Michael Skrutskie and Roc Cutri

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