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The king's astronomer, William Herschel. With a foreword by Willy Ley.
New York, J. Messner 
191 p. 22 cm.
Herschel, William, 1738-1822
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.
Bibliography: p. 187.
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