Mar
16

Caroline Herschel's Birthday

Created by michaelt Administrator on Mar 15, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018 at Everywhere

Starts at 12:01 AM ยท Ends on Mar 16, 2018 at 11:59 PM, CDT (America/Chicago)

  • michaelt

Keep looking to the stars...

 

"On 26 February 1783, Caroline made her first discovery: she had found a nebula that was not included in the Messier catalogue. That same night, she independently discovered Messier 110 (NGC 205), the second companion of the Andromeda Galaxy."

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Herschel

 

"...the first woman to receive full recognition in the field of astronomy."

 

Caroline Herschel  

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