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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. Fleming discovered the Horsehead Nebula in 1888. Fleming died in Boston of pneumonia in 1911.
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- Cannon, Annie J. (June 1911). "WILLIAMINA PATON FLEMING". Science 33 (861): 987–988. June 30, 1911. doi:10.1126/science.33.861.987. PMID 17799863.
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