maria mitchell

a biography about maria mitchell

early life

maria mitchell started looking at stars in her dads observatory .in 1836 maria started working at a library and every night she will use a telescope to study the skies.

lifes work

lifes work

lifes work

one night in 1847 maria discovered the first telescopic comet.the comet was to small to be seen from earth with out a telescope .maria was the first one in america to see a telescopic.