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Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming
Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming
BornMay 15, 1857(1857-05-15)
Dundee, Scotland
DiedMay 21, 1911(1911-05-21) (aged 54)
Boston, Massachusetts
NationalityScottish
FieldsAstronomy

Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming (May 15, 1857 – May 21, 1911) was a Scottish astronomer. She helped develop a common organization system for stars. She also and kept track of thousands of stars and other astronomical items.[1] Fleming discovered the Horsehead Nebula in 1888.[2] Fleming died in Boston of pneumonia in 1911.

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