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Celestial Discoveries by Women: Part 1

    World Space Week is about to begin! This October 4th through 10th, we’re celebrating Women in Space. To kick things off, we’re starting with an observing challenge that highlights discoveries from some of our all-time favorite female astronomers. Scottish astronomer Williamina Fleming (1857–1911), one of the original “Harvard Computers,” was the first to…

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Astronomical Women and their Deep-Sky Discoveries

  In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting women who made amazing deep-sky discoveries! Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s quest to observe deep-sky objects discovered by notable women in astronomy, so get out your eVscope and follow along!     Caroline Herschel Caroline Herschel had many firsts not only…