History Science Theatre Live: Caroline Herschel

Registration Required · Free

Free online event hosted by the Bell Museum.

Note: This is a special, limited-space event with a max of 24 participants.

Spend some time with astronomer from the past Caroline Hershel! Caroline was the first woman to discover a celestial object, and the first woman to earn a salary as a scientist. Best known for her work as a duo with her brother William, she developed techniques to track and catalogue the night sky using emerging telescope technology and discovered numerous comets, nebulae, and a brand new planet!

Gather your family around the computer to experience an optical demonstration, learn about light pollution, and even ask Caroline Herschel your own questions.

Audience: Elementary-age kids and their families

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This is just one of our Space Fest events! Check out the main festival page for more.


Start date
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, 11 a.m.
End date
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, 11:30 p.m.