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Title The scientific legacy of William Herschel / Clifford J. Cunningham, editor.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2017.

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Series Historical & Cultural Astronomy
Historical & cultural astronomy.
Subject Herschel, William, 1738-1822.
Astronomers -- Germany -- Biography.
Astronomy -- Great Britain -- History.
Alt Name Cunningham, Clifford J.
Description 1 online resource (393 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. Becoming an astronomer: William Herschel's journey through an eighteenth-century education / Emily Winterburn -- 2. William Herschel and comets / Woodruff T. Sullivan III -- 3. William Herschel's 'star gages' and the structure of the Milky Way / Wolfgang Steinicke -- 4. William Herschel and the 'front-view' telescopes / Roger Ceragioli -- 5. William and John Herschel's quest for extraterrestrial intelligent life / Michael J. Crowe -- 6. The actions of a well-trained puppy dog: Caroline Herschel's modest and useful life / Emily Winterburn -- 7. Accolades and barbs: William Herschel in poetry and satire / Clifford J. Cunningham.
ISBN 9783319328263 (electronic bk.)
3319328263 (electronic bk.)
9783319328256
3319328255
OCLC # 1013823283
Additional Format Print version: Cunningham, Clifford J. Scientific Legacy of William Herschel. Cham : Springer International Publishing AG, z. Hd. Alexander Grossmann, 2017 9783319328256


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