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.

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

Online