|←Author Index: He||William Herschel
|John Herschel.A Hanoverian astronomer, technical expert, and a composer. Father of|
- Experiments for ascertaining how far Telescopes will enable us to determine very small Angles, and to distinguish the real from the spurious Diameters of celestial and terrestrial Objects: with an Application of the Result of these Experiments to a Series of Observations on the Nature and Magnitude of Mr. Harding's lately discovered Star. in Philosophical Transactions volume 95 (1805)
Works about William Herschel
- Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel (1876) by Mrs John Herschel (includes accounts of William Herschel by his sister)
- Sir William Herschel, his life and works (1881) by Edward S. Holden
- William Herschel and his work (1900) by James Sime, 1843-1895
- Herschel (1919) by Hector Macpherson, 1888-1956
- “Herschel, William,” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
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