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People/Characters: Caroline Herschel

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The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
Caroline Herschel: Reflected glory by Patrick Moore
Caroline Herschels Memoiren und Briefwechsel by Caroline Herschel
Caroline's Comets: A True Story by Emily Arnold McCully
The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition by Claire Brock
Double stars : the story of Caroline Herschel by Padma Venkatraman
Double the stars by Kelley Swain
Famous Sisters of Great Men: Henriette Renan, Caroline Herschel, Mary Lamb, Dorothy Wordsworth, Fanny Mendelssohn by M. Kirlew
The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos by Michael Lemonick
The Herschel Partnership by Michael Hoskin
A History of Britain in 21 Women: A Personal Selection by Jenni Murray
Memoir and correspondence of Caroline Herschel by Margaret Herschel
The Mind Has No Sex?: Women in the Origins of Modern Science by Londa Schiebinger
Pioneers of Science and Technology (Brilliant Women) by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw
The romance of woman's influence: St. Monica, Vittoria Colonna, Madame Guyon, Caroline Herschel, Mary Unwin, Dorothy Wordsworth and other mothers, wives, sisters, and friends who have helped great men by Alice Corkran
The Singer Who Saw Stars: Caroline Herschel (Explorers for God) by Nathan Aaseng
Die Sternguckerin : Leben und Werk der Astronomin Caroline Herschel ; Feature by Christiane Helle
The Unforgotten Sisters: Female Astronomers and Scientists before Caroline Herschel (Springer Praxis Books) by Gabriella Bernardi
William and Caroline Herschel : Pioneers in Late 18th-Century Astronomy by Michael Hoskin
Women Astronomers: Reaching for the Stars by Mabel Armstrong

Character description

Caroline Herschel (1750–1848) was a German-born astronomer, sister of William Herschel, King George III's astronomer. The siblings worked together throughout his career in England. Individually, Caroline discovered several comets and received a gold medal from the Royal Astronomical Society.

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