GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - 7KHR7E73T__2OCW9A

The 1840s were ____________ time for young women beginning to study science, particularly astronomy, in 1847 Maria Mitchell discovered the Nantucket comet, the first of several important astronomical discoveries of the era. A. a favorable B. an awkward C. a perilous D. a hazardous E. an improbable F. an auspicious