References for Caroline Herschel

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  1. M A Hoskin, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901973.html

Books:

  1. A M Clerke, The Herschels and Modern Astronomy (1895).
  2. M C Herschel, Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel (New York, 1876).
  3. C A Lubbock (ed.), The Herschel Chronicle: The Life-Story of William Herschel and His Sister Caroline Herschel (Cambridge, 1933).
  4. E Pierce, Caroline Herschel : Tale of a Comet (1974).

Articles:

  1. A M Clerke, Caroline Lucretia Herschel, Dictionary of National Biography XXVI (London, 1891), 260-263.
  2. M T A Kempis, Caroline Herschel, Scripta Math. 21 (1955), 246-247.
  3. M B Ogilvie, Caroline Herschel's contributions to astronomy, Ann. of Sci. 32 (1975), 149-161.
  4. F J Ring, John Herschel and his heritage, in D G King-Hele (ed.), John Herschel 1792-1871 : A bicentennial commemoration (London, 1992), 3-16.
  5. J South, An address delivered at the annual general meeting of the Astronomical Society of London on February 8 1829, on presenting the honorary medal to Miss Caroline Herschel, Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society 3 (1829), 409-412.

JOC/EFR July 1999

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