The king's astronomer, William Herschel. With a foreword by Willy Ley.

Author
Crawford, Deborah [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, J. Messner [1968]
Description
191 p. 22 cm.

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Subject(s)
Herschel, William, 1738-1822 [Browse]
Summary note
A life of the musician and astronomer who discovered the planet Uranus and infrared radiation, and through his development of and work with the high powered telescope, proved that a star's brightness is not necessarily proof of its nearness.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 187.
LCCN
68014941 /AC/r85
OCLC
438676
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