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Some comments by Caroline Herschel on the use of the 40 ft. telescope (1977)


Description An annotated transcript of a letter from Caroline Herschel to her nephew John F. W. Herschel (1827).

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Authors & Contributors
Hoskin, Michael A.
Winterburn, Emily
William Rone Vieira
Wiegand, Dometa J.
Steinicke, Wolfgang
Ring, Francis J.
History of Science
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Circumscribere: International Journal for the History of Science
Science History Publications
Washington State University
Princeton University Press
Pantheon Books
Women in science
Science and gender
Herschel, Caroline
Herschel, William
Herschel, John Frederick William
Herschel, family
Somerville, Mary Fairfax
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
Great Britain
Bath (England)
Hanover (Germany)
British Isles
Royal Society of London
Royal Astronomical Society

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