Caroline Lucrietia Herschel Nate Huber 6 th period .
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Caroline Herschel was born in 1750 on March 16thin Hanover, Germany. Caroline was one of 10 children in the Herschel family. Caroline was the youngest child of them all. Her father Isaac taught her a little bit of the basic knowledge English, Mathematics, and, above all, Astronomy.
At her home she was slaved labored. Or in other words she was the house hold servant. Her brother William fled to England in 1758. She went to live with William in 1772.
On August 1, 1786 Caroline found her first comet. Between 1788 and 1797, in addition to helping William, she found seven more comets, as well a other heavenly objects such as star clusters.
When the Royal Astronomical Society in 1828, the group awarded Caroline a gold medal, calling the book “the completion of a series of exertions probably unparalleled either in magnitude or importance, in the annals of astronomical labor.”