Sir Frederick William Herschel coloring page

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Sir Frederick William Herschel coloring page
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Sir Frederick William Herschel was born on 15 November, 1738 in Hanover, Germany. He was a German-born British astronomer, technical expert and composer. Soon, he became famous for his innovation of the planet Uranus, by the side of two of its major moons that were Titania and Oberon. He also exposed two moons of Saturn that were Mimas and Enceladus. In addition, he was the first person to find out the subsistence of infrared radiation. He is also known for his twenty-four symphonies that he composed.
He received a Copley Medal. From studying the appropriate movement of stars, he was the first to understand that the solar system is moving from side to side of the space. He determined the estimated way of that movement. He also calculated the configuration of the Milky Way and observed that it was in the shape of a disc. On 25 August, 1822 at the age of 83, he died in Slough, England.

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