On this day in 1738 - November 15th - William Herschel was born in Hannover, now part of Germany.
Herschel, a naturalized Englishman, was the first person in history to discover a new planet (Uranus). Working in partnership with his sister Caroline, he helped to lay the foundations of modern astronomy.
I've missed keeping up with your posts. I was cruising and it was a great get-away. One of our table mates was interested in watching moon-rise. She mentioned it to the captain and he did add the time of moon rise to his Noon-time updates.
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