Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer


Super Savings Item! Save 34% on the Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books at Cmc Schools. MPN: colour illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Henrietta Levitt was the first person to discover the scientific importance of a star’s brightness—so why has no one heard of her? Learn all about a female pioneer of astronomy in this picture book biography.Henrietta Swan Leavitt was born on July 4, 1868, and she changed the course of astronomy when she was just twenty-five years old. Henrietta spent years measuring star positions and sizes from photographs taken by the telescope at the Harvard College Observatory, where she worked. After


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Henrietta Levitt was the first person to discover the scientific importance of a star’s brightness—so why has no one heard of her? Learn all about a female pioneer of astronomy in this picture book biography.Henrietta Swan Leavitt was born on July 4, 1868, and she changed the course of astronomy when she was just twenty-five years old. Henrietta spent years measuring star positions and sizes from photographs taken by the telescope at the Harvard College Observatory, where she worked. After

 


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