William Herschel (1738-1822)

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Country : Grande-Bretagne
Language : anglais
Gender : masculin
Birth : Hanovre, Allemagne, 15-11-1738
Death : Slough, Grande-Bretagne, 25-08-1822
Note :
Astronome et compositeur. - A découvert la planète Uranus. - S'installe en Grande-Bretagne en 1757
Variant of the name : Frederick William Herschel (1738-1822)
ISNI : ISNI 0000 0000 8099 2062

Activities of William Herschel (1738-1822) (31)

Auteur du texte (25)

The scientific papers of Sir William Herschel
Über den Bau des Himmels
The Herschel chronicle
The Universe around us
Observations on the two lately discovered celestial bodies, by William Herschel,... read before the Royal society, May 6, 1802
Observations tending to investigate the nature of the Sun, in order to find the causes or symptoms of its variable emission of light and heat, with remarks on the use that may possibly be drawn from solar observations, by William Herschel,...
Additional observations tending to investigate the symptoms of the variable emission of the light and heat of the Sun, with trials to set asides darkening glasses by transmitting the solar rays throug liquids and a few remarks to remove objections that might be made against some of the arguments contained in the former paper, by William Herschel,...
Investigation of the powers of the prismatic colours to heat and illuminate objects, etc. Experiments on the refrangibility of the invisible rays of the Sun. Experiments on the solar and on the terrestrial rays that occasion heat, etc. By William Herschel,... being a series of papers read at the Royal society...
On the power of penetrating into space by telescopes, with a comparative determination of the extent of that power in natural vision and in telescopes of various sizes and constructions, illustrated by select observations, by William Herschel,...
A third catalogue of the comparative brightness of the stars, with an introductory account of an index to Mr. Flamsteed's observations of the fixed stars, contained in the second volume of the "Historia coelestis", to which are added several useful results derived from that index, by William Herschel... read before the Royal society, May 18, 1797
Observations of the changeable brightness of the satellites of Jupiter and of the variation in their apparent magnitudes, with a determination of the time of their rotaory motions on their axes, to which is added a measure of the diameter of the second satellite and an estimate of the comparative size of all the four, by William Herschel,... read before the Royal society, June 1, 1797
On the discovery of four additional satellites of the "Georgium sidus", the retrograde motion of its old satellites announced, and the cause of their dis-appearance at certain distances from the planet explained, by William Herschel,... read before the Royal society, December 14, 1797
On the periodical star @ "Herculis", with remarks tending to establish the rotatory motion of the stars on their axes, to which is added a second catalogue of the comparative brightness of the stars, by William Herschel,... read before the Royal society, June 9, 1796
On the method of observing the changes that happen to the stars, with some remarks on the stability of the light of our Sun, to which is added a catalogue of comparative brightness, for ascertaining the permanency of the lustre of the stars, by William Herschel,... read before the Royal society, February 25, 1796
On the ring of Saturn and the rotation of the fifth satellite upon its axis, with miscellaneous observations, etc., by William Herschel,... read before the Royal society, December 15, 1791
On the satellites of the planet Saturn, and the rotation of its ring on an axis, by William Herschel,... read before the Royal society, June 17, 1790
Catalogue of a second thousand of new nebulae and clusters of stars, with a few introductory remarks on the construction of the heavens, by William Herschel,... read at the Royal society, June 11, 1789
On the Georgian planet and its satellites, by William Herschel,... read at the Royal society, May 22, 1788
Remarks on the new comet, by William Herschel,... read at the Royal society, Nov. 16, 1786
Catalogue of one thousand new nebulae and clusters of stars, by William Herschel,... read at the Royal society, April 27, 1786
Investigation of the cause of that indistinctness of vision which has been ascribed to the smallness of the optic pencil, by William Herschel,... read at the Royal society, June 22, 1786
Account of some observations tending to investigate the construction of the heavens, by William Herschel,... [read at the Royal society, June 17, 1784]
[Illustration de Description of a forty-feet reflecting telescope]
Account of the discovery of a sixth and seventh satellite of the planet Saturn, with remarks on the construction of its rings, its atmosphere, its rotation on an axis and its spheroidical figure, by William Herschel,... read at the Royal society, November 12, 1789
Description of a forty-feet reflecting telescope, by William Herschel,... [Read at the Royal society. June 11. 1795.]

Compositeur (6)

The oboe concertos of Sir William Herschel
Three Symphonies
Oboe concerto in C major. - [2]
Oboe concerto in C major. - [3]
Oboe concerto in E-flat major. - [1]
Movement of an oboe concerto in C major. - [4]

Documents about William Herschel (1738-1822) (11)

Livres (7)

The scientific legacy of William Herschel
The construction of the heavens
Discoverers of the universe
Steve O'Meara's Herschel 400 observing guide
The catalogue of the Herschel library
L'Astronome Herschel organiste
William F. Herschel's concertos for oboe, viola and violon

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W.m Herschel
William Herschel (1738-1822)
Sir William Herschel

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Le satellite Herschel

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