Maria Margarethe Kirch( German astronomer and astrologer.)
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Biography Maria Margarethe Kirch
(Kirch), nee Winkelmann (Winkelmann)
(25.02.1670, Panich, near Leipzig - 29.12.1720, Berlin) --
Born in a family of scientists. She married a famous astronomer Gottfried Kirch (1639 - 1710). She worked in different cities of Germany. In 1709 published a brochure on the triple conjunction of the Sun, Venus and Saturn in 1712, Mr.. Then, in 1712, Mr.. K. written work of the coming conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn outlining extensive astrological forecasts. Peter I invited her to work in Russia, but when her son became Kristfrid astronomer of the Berlin Observatory, she joined him. K. continued to be astronomiko-astrological calendars for Breslau, Nuremberg, Dresden and Hungary until his death in 1720, Mr..
1. Multhauf LS. Kirch. / / Dictionary of Scientific Biography.