HERSCHEL, LUCRETIA


HERSCHEL, LUCRETIA
   sister of the succeeding; was his assistant, and made important observations of her own, which were published; retired after her brother's death to Hanover, where she died (1750-1848).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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