New PDF release: Great Astronomers: William Herschel

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ISBN-13: 9781521436127

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ISBN-13: 9781776742493

Sir Frederick William Herschel, (Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel) (1738–1822) was once a German-born British astronomer, telescope maker, and composer. He turned recognized for the 1st discovery of a planet no longer seen to the bare eye, the planet Uranus, and of its significant moons (Titania and Oberon), and moons of Saturn. He was once the 1st individual to find infrared radiation.

Herschel's first occupation was once composing and acting tune, with astronomy being his pastime. he's recognized for the twenty-four symphonies that he composed. Astronomy used to be his pastime and fervour. He outfitted his personal telescopes of fantastic caliber. After turning into identified, he earned big source of revenue by way of development telescopes for others. finally, astronomy and technological know-how turned his fundamental paintings after he was once appointed because the King's astronomer by means of King George the 3rd, who supplied Herschel with a place of dwelling, a wage, and money for development of serious telescopes.

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Sir Frederick William Herschel, (Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel) (1738–1822) used to be a German-born British astronomer, telescope maker, and composer. He turned well-known for the 1st discovery of a planet no longer obvious to the bare eye, the planet Uranus, and of its significant moons (Titania and Oberon), and moons of Saturn.

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