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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

William Herschel (1738-1822)

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William Herschel (1738-1822) Portrait by Lemuel Francis Abbott. Herschel discovered the planet Uranus in 1781.

National Portrait Gallery, London

Original image data dated on or about January 1, 1781.


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