John Herschel

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Noun1.John Herschel - English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)John Herschel - English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)
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John Frederick William Herschel was the only child of William and Mary Herschel (Fig.
These globular clusters were to be found almost entirely in one hemisphere of the sky, something first pointed out by Herschel's son, John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871).