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Herschel, Sir William US English

(1738–1822), English astronomer; born in Germany; full name Sir Frederick William Herschel. His cataloguing of the skies resulted in the discovery of the planet Uranus

Sir Frederick William Herschel in Herschel, Sir William US English

(1738–1822), English astronomer; born in Germany; full name Sir Frederick William Herschel. His cataloguing of the skies resulted in the discovery of the planet Uranus

Sir John Frederick William Herschel in Herschel, Sir John US English

(1792–1871), English astronomer and physicist, son of William; full name Sir John Frederick William Herschel. He extended the sky survey to the southern hemisphere, carried out pioneering work in photography, and made contributions to meteorology and geophysics