Caroline Herschel: Discoverer of Comets

Caroline Herschel: Discoverer of Comets

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 2nd Jun 2021

 Free

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Caroline Lucretia Herschel (1750-1848) was the first woman professional astronomer, and by the time of her death she had been awarded the Royal Astronomical Society Gold Medal and had discovered 8 comets. In this talk Dr Sheila Kanani combines the story of a pioneering woman astronomer, with an account of the science behind comets, asteroids and meteors.

This talk will end with a demonstration of how to make a comet model using kitchen ingredients.


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This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 2nd Jun 2021

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2021-06-02 2021-06-02 Europe/London Caroline Herschel: Discoverer of Comets This talk will end with a demonstration of how to make a comet model using kitchen ingredients. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/06/02/caroline-herschel-discoverer-of-comets-259989 ,,,

This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

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