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Caroline Herschel
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Born on 16th of March 1750
Died on 9th of January 1848

Born 1750 in Hanover, Germany. Died 1848 - British astronomer.

A British astronomer, she collaborated with her brother William Hreschel. In 1783 she discovered the companion of the Andromeda nebula, and between 1786-1797 she discovered eight comets. Her Index to Flamsteed’s Observations of The Fixed Stars and a list of errata were published in 1798.

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Herschel_ Biography

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