Sir William Herschel

Sir William Herschel
noun
English astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the planet Uranus (1738-1822)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑astronomer, ↑uranologist, ↑stargazer

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