William Hershel

William Hershel

William Hershel became interested in astronomy in 1773. After constructing his first telescoope in 1774 , he spent nine years peering into the sky, where he was investigating the double stars.

While he was investigating the double stars, he was in addition to the oboe, he played the violin and the harpsichord and later on the organ. He was part of numerous musical works, including 24 symphonies, many concertos and some times played church music.


William made several discoveries. In 1781 on the 13th of March William made the discovery of the planet Uranus. And in 1787 made he's next greatest discovery of two moons around Uranus call Titania and Oberon. And Later on in 1789 William found Saturn's 6th and 7th moons, Enceladus and Minas. Both of his 1st and 2nd Discoveries where discovered by using he's smallest telescope. And he's 3rd discovery was discovered at the time by using he's larger telescope.

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