Image: CAROLINE HERSCHEL. Hanover, Germany (1750-1848)

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CAROLINE HERSCHEL

Hanover, Germany (/1750/ - /1848/)



Sister of Sir William Herschel, Caroline's most significant contribution to astronomy was the discovery of several comets, including 35P/Herschel-Rigollet. Caroline Herschel was enthused by William's work with telescopes and was a longtime collaborator of her more famous brother and nephew, Sir John Herschel.



Source: http://www.pbs.org/soptv/400years/en/

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