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Galle, Johann Gottfried (1812–1910)

Edited by Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Third edition


Published online February 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191851193

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On 1846 September 23, observing at the Berlin Observatory with the German astronomer Heinrich Ludwig d’Arrest (1822–75), he was the first to locate the planet Neptune, having started his search from a position supplied by ...

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics ; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques ; Galaxies

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