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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Galle, Johann Gottfried (1812–1910)

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 130 words.

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...

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