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Mitchell, Maria American Astronomer 1818–1889 Maria Mitchell, America's first prominent woman astronomer, was one of ten children born to William Mitchell and Lydia Coleman. Mitchell sho... Read more
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Maria Mitchell 1818-1889 The first female astronomer in America. She grew up helping her father make astronomical observations for New England whaling ships. In 1847 she discovered a new comet. From 1... Read more