Sir William Huggins


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Noun1.Sir William Huggins - English astronomer who pioneered spectroscopic analysis in astronomy and who discovered the red shift (1824-1910)
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Long ago, Sir William Huggins and his wife, Margaret Lindsay Huggins [19], demonstrated that planetary nebula can manifest extremely sharp lines in spite of their great spatial extent [20, p.
This was also the second time that the spectrum of an entire comet (not just the nucleus) was recorded, (8) and the first time that successful photographs were obtained of a comet's spectrum (by both Sir William Huggins and Henry Draper).