Charles W. Juels

1944 - 2009

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Charles W. Juels (1944 – January 21, 2009) was an American amateur astronomer and psychiatrist by profession, who became a prolific discoverer of minor planets after his retirement.Juels was born in New York City in 1944, and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1969 he graduated from Cincinnati College of Medicine. After his retirement as a psychiatrist in Phoenix, Arizona, he began hunting for minor planets at his private Fountain Hills Observatory, in Fountain Hills, Arizona. He quickly became noted when he was credited with the discovery of 65 numbered minor planets during the first 18 months of his short career as a discoverer of minor planets.In total, Juels is credited by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) with the discovery of 475 minor planets made between 1999 and 2003, and ranks as one of the world's top discoverers on the MPC charts.In December 2002, Juels and Paulo R. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles W. Juels has received more than 13,326 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles W. Juels is the 493rd most popular astronomer, the 10,060th most popular biography from United States and the 108th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Charles W. Juels ranks 493 out of 532Before him are John Broughton, Roy A. Tucker, Hiroshi Kaneda, Robert H. McNaught, Alan Hale, and James Ferguson. After him are Korado Korlević, Kin Endate, Jane Luu, Reinhard Genzel, Takao Kobayashi, and Gary Hug.

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Among people born in 1944, Charles W. Juels ranks 508Before him are Roman Dzindzichashvili, Pratibha Ray, Anand Satyanand, Eddie Keizan, Mike Enzi, and Liesel Westermann. After him are Bunji Kimura, Chris von Saltza, Mel Daniels, Buchi Emecheta, Akitsugu Konno, and Michael Aschbacher. Among people deceased in 2009, Charles W. Juels ranks 297Before him are Dave Arneson, Dana Vávrová, Héctor Facundo, Sidney Wood, Frank Gardner, and Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi. After him are Stephen Gately, Ed McMahon, Tapan Sinha, Horton Foote, Billy Powell, and Lucy Gordon.

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Among people born in United States, Charles W. Juels ranks 10,060 out of 15,968Before him are Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806), Alexandra Silk (1963), Omarosa Manigault Newman (1974), David Leitch (1975), Clyde McPhatter (1932), and Devon (1977). After him are Daniel Bryan (1981), Wendy Schaal (1954), Gerald Wilson (1918), Robert Duncan McNeill (1964), Jimmi Simpson (1975), and Thomas Starzl (1926).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Charles W. Juels ranks 108Before him are Carolyn Porco (1953), Thomas Bopp (1949), A. E. Douglass (1867), John N. Bahcall (1934), Edward S. Holden (1846), and Roy A. Tucker (1951). After him are Scott S. Sheppard (1977), Geoffrey Marcy (1954), Chad Trujillo (1973), Peter Goldreich (1939), Matthew J. Holman (1967), and Jeff T. Alu (1966).