William Herschel is the man which discovered uranus
Uranus is the planet William Herschel discovered
This William Herschel telescope which helped him discover the planet uranus
william herschels discovery
Scouring the heavens with his sister, Caroline,Sir William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus and several other moons.Around other gas giants.
titan the moon
titan the moon was discovered by william herschel
Caroline went up to space with her brother ,William and helped him discover Uranus.
John Herschel is Williams son.
searching the skies
On March 13,1781,herschel noticed a small object that ,over the course of several nights,was slowly moving across the sky . At first he thought he had just found a comet but with closer observation he had noticed he had just found a planet. William asked for the planet to be named 'Geogium Sidus' after king George 111, but it was eventually named Uranus after the Greek God of the Sky.
As a result of his discovery , Monarch knighted Herschel and appointed him to the position of court astronomer.
When Herschel died
Herschel died in England on August. 25 1822 at the age of 84 . Craters on the Mars, Moon and Mimas are named for the astronomer.