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Material on Some Specific Women Astronomers of the Past

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Caroline Herschel 1750-1848

  • Hoffleit, Dorrit

    "Some Glimpses from My Career" in Mercury (the magazine of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific), Jan/Feb. 1992, p. 16.

  • Hoffleit, Dorrit

    Misfortunes as Blessings in Disguise. 2002, American Association of Variable Star Observers. Her autobiography.

  • “Variable Stars and Constant Commitments: The Stellar Career of Dorrit Hoffleit” in the Journal of the AAVSO, 2012, vol. 40, p. 44.

  • An Interview with Dorrit Hoffleit” in the Journal of the AAVSO, 2009, vol. 37, p. 52.

  • Levy, David

    “Astronomy’s First Lady” in Sky & Telescope, Feb. 1999, p. 89.
    Philip, A.G. D., et al, eds. Anni Mirabiles: A Symposium Celebrating the 90th Birthday of Dorrit Hoffleit. 1999, L. Davis Press.