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Famous female astronomers and astrophysicists

  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the discoverer of pulsars
  • Annie Jump Cannon
  • Margaret Geller
  • Caroline Herschel
  • Maria Mitchell
  • Ruby Payne-Scott
  • Henrietta Swan Leavitt
  • Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character of Carl Sagan's Contact

Other female astronomers and astrophysicists

See also