Designed to observe the sky at infrared wavelengths, it is named after leading astronomer Sir William Herschel
, who discovered infrared light about 200 years ago.
Sir William Herschel
, arguably the father of observational astronomy, discovered Uranus by accident, using his home-made telescope, on 13 March 1781.
It will also feature music written by composers that Boulton knew, including a symphony and a sonata by astronomer Sir William Herschel
1858: Sir William Herschel
of the Indian Civil Service takes soldiers' fingerprints to stop fake pay claims.
Russell was a friend of the Astronomer Royal, Sir William Herschel
It is twice as big as all the other planets combined# URANUSURANUS was discovered by Sir William Herschel
in 1781 - the seventh planet.
Somewhat off the beaten track was Sir William Herschel
, who began as a professional musician and ended up Astronomer Royal, although his Symphonia di Camera no 8 actually held little interest, while observing repeats only emphasized its paucity of invention.