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Learn about Space and Comets.

Did you know that Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet?

Find out more about space, comets and Caroline Herschel with this teaching resource from the Herschel Museum of Astronomy. Students can then have a go at making their own comets to put up in class!

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Suitable for: KS2, KS3

Subjects: Art & Design, Science

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Use: Yes (my name, role & school)

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About Herschel Museum of Astronomy.

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The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is dedicated to the many achievements of the Herschels, who were distinguished astronomers as well as talented musicians.

It was from this house, using a telescope of his own design that William discovered the planet Uranus in 1781.

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