The History of Women in Astronomy


This image history was produced by the The Astronomical Society of the Pacific. The text was written by Sally Stephens.


Caroline Herschel (1750-1848)
Maria Mitchell circa (1878)
Women Computers (circa 1912)
Annie J. Cannon (1863-1941)
Henrietta S. Leavitt (1868-1921)
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900-1979)
Beatrice M. Tinsley(1941-1982)
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Nancy Boggess
E. Margaret Burbidge
France Cordova
Sandra Faber
Margaret Geller
Margherita Hack
Elenaor Helin
Roberta Humphreys
Christine Jones
Catherine Pilachowski
Mercedes Richards
Sally Ride
Nancy Roman
Vera Rubin
Carolyn Shoemaker
Jill Tarter
Jacqueline Van Gorkom
Sidney Wolff

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