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Mary McIntyre FRAS – A History of Women in Astronomy
5th Dec 2022 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Mary McIntyre FRAS Mary is an Oxfordshire based amateur astronomer and astrophotographer who has had a life-long interest in Astronomy.
Throughout history astronomy has been very male dominated. There have been many trailblazing women, such as Caroline Herschel, who have worked to change that, but in addition there were countless women working in astronomy before Caroline. This talk tells their story and discusses some of the challenges women have faced historically and still face today.