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Sister of Sir William Herschel, Caroline's most significant contribution to astronomy was the discovery of several comets, including 35P/Herschel-Rigollet. Caroline Herschel was enthused by William's work with telescopes and was a longtime collaborator of her more famous brother and nephew, Sir John Herschel.
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The Examiner - October 12, 2009Launceston, AUSTRALIA After a long hiatus, stargazers will be able to get their fill with the re-opening of Launceston's Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery's planetarium.
IYA2009 - October 11, 2009Paris, FRANCE A sweeping film, celebrating four centuries of astral discoveries, 400 Years of the Telescope: A Journey of Science, Technology and Thought will make its foreign-language debut at the Pariscience Film Festival, in Paris, on Saturday, October 10, 2009.
The Times of India - October 11, 2009Panaji, INDIA "The discovery of water on the moon is not a turning point in science, but is an interesting discovery because the common man can relate to it,"...
Xinhua - October 11, 2009Houston, TEXAS A variety of space-related events had been held all over the world in the past week to celebrate World Space Week, the largest annual space event on Earth.
The Times of India - October 10, 2009Vadodara, INDIA His zeal to explore the universe has helped Shyamal Patel win laurels in the International Year of Astronomy (IYA).
BBC News - October 9, 2009Glasgow, SCOTLAND Cities and towns in Scotland will be used to help represent planets and asteroids in a large-scale model of the Solar System.
Current-Argus - October 9, 2009Carlsbad, NEW MEXICO Carlsbad Caverns National Park extends an invitation to join in the celebration of the International Year of Astronomy and view the night sky.
MSNBC - October 9, 2009USA Even if today's big moon crash wasn't the kind of spectacular you were expecting, there are plenty of other space extravaganzas in the works over the next few weeks.
Yonhap News Agency - October 9, 2009Seoul, SOUTH KOREA South Korea will strive to join the ranks of world's aerospace technology leaders by forging future cooperative tie-ups with foreign space experts and agencies at an upcoming global astronautical conference, organizers of the event said Friday.
Napanee Guide - October 9, 2009Napanee, CALIFORNIA Its kind of like an "Aha" moment, but involves a telescope and a clear night sky.
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