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Tampa MARS Astronomy Club: Craig McDougal presents: The Women Who Created Modern Astronomy

Date:
Friday, February 14
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost:
Free
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IHOP Temple Terrace
11710 Morris Bridge Rd
Tampa, Florida 33637

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Organized by:
Deni Schwiebert

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JOIN US EARLY for dinner & social time: 6-7:30 pm

7:30 – 9 pm: The Women Who Created Modern Astronomy: A look at the Harvard “computers” who established (in the early 1900s) our current understanding of the stars.

In the photo on Meetup: Margaret Harwood sat on the floor for this posed tableau on May 19, 1925. Harvia Wilson is at far left, sharing a table with Annie Cannon (too busy to look up) and Antonia Maury (left foreground). The woman at the drafting table is Cecilia Payne.”
(Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives)

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