History Of Astronomy : William Herschel

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History Of Astronomy : William Herschel
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History Of Astronomy : William Herschel / James S. Pickering. - SERIES: Copernicus pencentenary| no. 6 - Pickering, of the Hayden planetarium, speaks on the life and work of Herschel, who was the first great telescopic observer. he discovered Uranus, thus doubling the size of the solar system. His concentration on stars led to a description of the galaxy. He also named the hazy patches of light "nebulae," which are now know to be galaxies. - BROADCAST: KPFA, 3 Nov. 1973.

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