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William Herschel

William Herschel Biography

Scientist


ABOUT
Famous Astronomer and composer who discovered infrared radiation, the planet Uranus, and two of its major moons, Titania and Oberon. He is also known for the twenty-four symphonies that he composed.
BEFORE FAME
He composed twenty-four symphonies and played four instruments.

FAMILY LIFE
He had a sister named Caroline.
ASSOCIATED WITH
Another famous astronomer like him was Edwin Hubble.
TRIVIA
During his career, he constructed more than four hundred telescopes and with them he discovered over 2400 objects defined by him as nebulae.

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