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Fall PMQ 2019 - “Cosmos”
**Simply click on each image to view a larger wheel and note that the fabric in the 6 o’clock position is going to be the binding for the quilt top.
Learn a little bit more about our featured female astronomers. Please note - each link takes you to their respective Wikipedia page and off the Cotton Cut website. Thank you!
Amy Barr - American planetary geophysicist known for her studies of icy body formation.
Catherine Cesarsky - French astronomer, known for her successful research activities in several central areas of modern astrophysics.
Charlotte Moore Sitterly - American astronomer known for her extensive spectroscopic studies of the Sun and chemical elements.
Erika Bohm-Vitense - German-born American astrophysicist known for her work on Cepheid variables and convection in stellar atmospheres.
Heidi Hammel - American planetary astronomer who has extensively studied Neptune and Uranus.
Louise du Pierry - French astronomer and professor at the Sorbonne University in Paris, teaching subjects deemed too difficult for women (1789).
Mazlan Othman - Malaysian astrophysicist who created a curriculum in astrophysics at the national university and served as Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs in Vienna.
Muriel Mussels Seyfert - American astronomer best known for discovery of "ring nebulae" (planetary nebulae) in the Milky Way while working at the Harvard College Observatory in 1936.
Nicole Capitaine - French astronomer at the Paris Observatory who is known as an expert on astrometry and related standards.
Priscilla Fairfield Bok - American astronomer co-authored a number of academic papers on star clusters, stellar magnitudes, and the structure of the Milky Way galaxy.
Reiki Kushida - Japanese amateur astronomer, discoverer of supernovas such as 1991bg (the first visual discovery made by a female astronomer), and co-discoverer of 4875 Ingalls, a Flora asteroid from the main-belt.
Sophia Brahe - Danish noble woman and horticulturalist with knowledge of astronomy, chemistry, and medicine; was on the team to discover the first Supernova, early evidence that the Earth was not the center of the universe.