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The Comets of Caroline Herschel

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The Comets of Caroline Herschel

Posted by Jeremy at 16:20 on 2012 Dec 05

There is an interesting paper in today's arXiv summary on "The Comets of Caroline Herschel (1750-1848), Sleuth of the Skies at Slough" by Roberta J. M. Olson and Jay M. Pasachoff:http://arxiv.org/abs/1212.0809you can download the PDF from that page.Go well!Jeremy

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Re: The Comets of Caroline Herschel

Posted by Roy Hughes at 16:36 on 2012 Dec 05

Jeremy, Thanks for the pointer. I'm up to page 4 and it looks a good read. I'll look forward to any comments from those who know more of her history than I do.Roy