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Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Astronomer

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American astronomer Maria Mitchell is celebrated in today's Google Doodle. Born 195 years ago, she discovered a new comet in 1847, which later became known as Miss Mitchell's Comet. The Doodle depicts Mitchell the night she discovered the new comet. American astronomer Maria Mitchell is celebrated in today's Google Doodle. Born 195 years ago, she discovered a new comet in 1847, which later became known as Miss Mitchell's Comet. The Doodle depicts Mitchell the night she discovered the new comet. 0 Comments