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Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming.

Abstract: (5 pp) In 1906, Mina Fleming was the first American woman elected to the Royal Astronomical Society. In 1907 she published a study of 222 variable stars she had discovered. A British astronomer made the following observation: "Many astronomers are deservedly proud to have discovered one...the discovery of 222...is an achievement bordering on the marvelous!" Bibliography lists 5 sources 1 visual.

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