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15 November 1738 Birth of Sir William Herschel, discoverer of Uranus #otdimjh

Sir Frederick William Herschel, KH, FRS (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel; 15 November 1738 – 25 August 1822) was a German-born British astronomer, composer, and brother of Caroline Herschel, herself a distinguished musician and astronomer. Born in the Electorate of Hanover, … Continue reading

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