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The king's astronomer, William Herschel.

Author: Deborah Crawford
Publisher: New York, J. Messner [1968]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
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Crawford, Deborah.
King's astronomer, William Herschel.
New York : J. Messner, ©1968
(OCoLC)594302009
Named Person: William Herschel; William Herschel
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Crawford
OCLC Number: 438676
Description: 191 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: With a foreword by Willy Ley.

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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.

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