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Biographical account of Sir William Herschel

Biographical account of Sir William Herschel

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Published by Printed for A. Constable in Edinburgh .
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    Subjects:
  • Herschel, William, -- Sir, -- 1738-1822.,
  • Astronomers -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QB36.H4 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. [209]-226
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21867925M

    "The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Them is a fine addition to the Springer series of observing guides. Mullaney has been observing the Herschel objects for many years and his passion for them clearly comes across. Overall though, this is a book that will be a useful addition to any deep-sky observer’s library."Brand: Springer-Verlag New York. The Herschel Family Papers largely represent the life and work of Sir John F. W. Herschel (), the English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, and experimental photographer/inventor. Also present are manuscripts and correspondence by and about John's father Sir William Herschel (), discoverer of the planet Uranus and stellar astronomy pioneer; John's .

      Page 1 of 4 - Future Herschel Book by Rod Mollise - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: Moderator Note:Being that our beloved Uncle is an author (and a good one at that, but dont tell him) I have moved this section of the Bratton thread and created a new thread so the Bratton and upcoming Mollise book can be discussed seperately in the spirit of . In the following account of the life and works of Sir William Herschel, I have been obliged to depend strictly upon data already in print—the Memoir of his sister, his own scientific writings and the memoirs and diaries of his cotemporaries. The review of his published works will, I trust, be of use. It is based upon a careful study of all his papers in the Philosophical Transactions and.

    When past eighty, she wrote what she called "a little history of my life from " for her nephew, Sir John Herschel, the son of her brother William, that he might know something of his excellent grandparents, as well as of the immense difficulties which his father had to surmount in his life and labours. Full text of "Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works" See other formats.


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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works/5(10). William Herschel ( age 82) was German born and moved to English when he was 19 good the remainder of his life.

He was a driven polymath, having extraordinary ability in several different areas including music, astronomy, physics, engineering, and considerable people skills/5(15).

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the scientific papers of sir william herschel book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. rows  By the time of his death, William Herschel () had built revolutionary.

Herschel was born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, the son of Mary Baldwin and astronomer William was the nephew of astronomer Caroline studied shortly at Eton College and St John's College, Cambridge, graduating as Senior Wrangler in It was during his time as an undergraduate that he became friends with the mathematicians Charles Babbage and Alma mater: St John's College, Cambridge.

On the satellites of the planet Saturn, and the rotation of its ring on an axis / By William Herschel, LL.D. F.R.S. From the Philosophical transactions Herschel, William, [ Book, Microform: ] View online (access conditions) At 2 libraries.

Frederick William Herschel, KH, FRS (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel; 15 November – 25 August ) was a Hanoverian-born British astronomer, technical expert, and composer.

He followed his father into the Military Band of Hanover, before migrating to 4/5(1). In the following account of the life and works of Sir WILLIAM HERSCHEL, I have been obliged to depend strictly upon data already in print--the Memoir of his sister, his own scientific writings and the memoirs and diaries of his cotemporaries.

The review of his published works will, I /5(15). Onat William Herschel purchased a copy of James Ferguson's book, Astronomy (Ferguson ), and found interest in astronomy. His early books also included Robert Smith's Opticks (Smith ) and Harmonics (Smith ).

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Maggiori informazioni/5(10). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Sir William Herschel was a British astronomer, born in Germany. Herschel went to England () as a musician and became a leading figure in the musical world at the fashionable resort of Bath.

His real interest, however, lay in astronomy, a field in which he was entirely self-educated. Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works eBook: Holden, Edward Singleton: : Kindle Store/5(15). the distribution of stars in the sky, based upon Sir William Herschel's star gauges and the principal existing star charts.

In collaboration with Prof. Hagen, he prepared and pub-lished a catalogue of 1, stars from the observations of Tacchini in Palermo in the years i'6o. The National Academy of Sciences organized an expedition. : Herschel at the Cape: Diaries and Correspondence of Sir John Herschel, A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may Price Range: $9 - $ Get this from a library.

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Other letters reveal her respect and admiration for Sir Walter Scott, as well as her connections to American writers and theologians living in the Boston area in the early-to-mid s. The book includes much of the biographical evidence missing in previous portraits of Joanna Baillie but essential for future critical inquiry.

Herschel, William, Sir, Names of correspondents, nd, and account of printed papers together with list of persons to whom Herschel gave presentation copies of his works, Stanford University.

By the time of his death, William Herschel () had built revolutionary telescopes, identified hundreds of binary stars, and published astronomical papers in over forty volumes of the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions. This two-volume collection, which originally appeared in Author: William Herschel.

By the time of his death, William Herschel () had built revolutionary telescopes, identified hundreds of binary stars, and published astronomical papers in over forty volumes of the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions. This two-volume collection, which originally appeared inAuthor: William Herschel.Sir John Frederick William Herschel () Photographers today are deeply indebted to Sir John Herschel.

He was the man who first managed to fix photographs, after his discovery that hyposulphite of soda could be used. It is basically the same “hypo” in use today. He coined the terms photography, negative, positive and snap-shot.