Famous Female Astronomers People
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Famous Female Astronomers

List of famous female astronomers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female astronomers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being astronomers. There are thousand of females working as astronomers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic astronomers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a astronomer then the people below should give you inspiration.

List contains items like Judith L. Pipher, Julie Vinter Hansen.

While this isn't a list of all female astronomers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female astronomers?" and "Who are the best female astronomers?"


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    Died at 69 (1912-1981)

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    Died at 77 (1932-2009)

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    Died at 71 (1818-1889)

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    Lyudmila Chernykh age 80

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    Died at 88 (1905-1993)

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    Died at 79 (1900-1979)

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    Died at 78 (1863-1941)

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    Lyudmila Zhuravlyova

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    Tamara Mikhaylovna Smirnova Died at 83 (1918-2001)

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    Died at 54 (1857-1911)

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    Died at 92 (1780-1872)

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    Died at 100 (1907-2007)

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    Lyudmila Karachkina age 67

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    Died at 70 (1890-1960)

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    Lenka Kotková age 42

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    Died at 40 (1941-1981)

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    Died at 98 (1750-1848)

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    Died at 65 (1842-1907)

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    Zdeňka Vávrová

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    Michelle Thaller

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    Died at 79 (1868-1947)

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    Died at 81 (1894-1975)

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    Died at 82 (1888-1970)

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    Antonia Maury Died at 86 (1866-1952)

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    Liisi Oterma Died at 86 (1915-2001)

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