Herschel, John Frederick William, Sir, 1792 - 1871 (Knight, astronomer)
- Existence: 1792 - 1871
Legal status / Nationality
British. Knighted 1831.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Two letters, 9 March 1828 and undated  re invitations and astronomical entertainments.
Concerning Baily's 'Life of Flamsteed'; the arrangement of constellations in the southern hemisphere; the measurement of stellar magnitudes; the calculation of right ascension and declination without errors; and observations of Halley's Comet from 24 January 1836 onwards. The people mentioned include Sir John Herschel, T. Henderson and Captain Beaufort.
- ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
- Royal Greenwich Observatory (GBR/0180) 2