References for William Herschel

  1. M Hoskin, William Herschel, Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York, 1981), 289-291.
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  2. A Armitage, William Herschel (Nelson, 1962).
  3. A Berry, A Short History of Astronomy. From Earliest Times through the Nineteenth Century (Dover Publications, New York, 1961).
  4. D Crawford, The king's astronomer, William Herschel (J Messner, 1968).
  5. C J Cunningham, The Scientific Legacy of William Herschel (Springer International Publishing, 2017).
  6. J L E Dreyer (ed.), The Scientific Papers of Sir William Herschel, Volume 1 (Thoemmes, 2003).
  7. J E Gore, The astronomical observations and theories of Sir William Herschel (Arcturus Press, 1981).
  8. E S Holden, Sir William Herschel, his life and works (Charles Scribner & Sons, New York, 1881).
  9. R Holmes, The age of wonder (Vintage Books, New York, 2008).
  10. M Hoskin, Discoverers of the Universe: William and Caroline Herschel (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2011).
  11. M Hoskin, William and Caroline Herschel: Pioneers in Late 18th-Century Astronomy (Springer Science & Business Media, 2013).
  12. M Hoskin, The Herschel Partnership: as viewed by Caroline (Science History Publications, Cambridge, 2003).
  13. M Hoskin, The Herschels of Hanover (Science History Publications, Cambridge, 2007).
  14. M Hoskin, William Herschel: pioneer of sidereal astronomy (Sheed and Ward, 1959).
  15. M Hoskin, The Construction of the Heavens: The Cosmology of William Herschel (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012).
  16. M A Hoskin, William Herschel and the Construction of the Heavens (Norton, 1964).
  17. W D Jerome (ed.), The oboe concertos of Sir William Herschel (American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1998).
  18. M Lemonick, The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos (W W Norton & Company, 2009).
  19. R Lessens, William Herschel: Musicien Astronome (Burillier, Vannes, 2004).
  20. C A Lubbock, The Herschel Chronicle (Reissue of 1933 book) (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013).
  21. C L Miller, William Herschel: Pioneer of Modern Stellar Astronomy (Tulane University, 1975).
  22. J B Sidgwick, William Herschel: Explorer of the Heavens (Faber & Faber, London, 1953).
  23. J Sime, William Herschel and His Work (BiblioBazaar, 2008).
  24. I Woodfield, The Celebrated Quarrel Between Thomas Linley (senior) and William Herschel: An Episode in the Musical Life of 18th Century Bath (University of Bath, 1977).


  25. E S Barr, The infrared pioneers - I. Sir William Herschel, Infrared Physics 1 (1) (1961), 1-4.
  26. J A Bennett, 'On the Power of Penetrating into Space': The Telescopes of William Herschel, Journal of the History of Astronomy 7 (2) (1976), 75-108.
  27. N Guicciardini, Stars and gravitation in eighteenth century Newtonian astronomy: the hypotheses of Benjamin Worster, 'Nicholas Saunderson, Gowin Knight, Roger Boscovich and William Herschel', in Luigi Pepe (ed.), Copernico e la questione copernicana in Italia dal XVI al XIX secolo (Leo S. Olschki Editore, Florence, 1996), 263-280.
  28. J Hamel, Ein Beitrag zur Familiengeschichte von Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel, Nach den Quellen bearbeitete Stammreihe des Astronomen, Gauss-Ges. Göttingen Mitt. No. 26 (1989), 99-103.
  29. A Hanham and M Hoskin, The Herschel Knighthoods: Facts and Fiction, Journal of the History of Astronomy 44 (120) (2013), 149-164.
  30. M Hoskin, Was William Herschel a deserter?, Journal of the History of Astronomy 35 (3) (2004), 356-358.
  31. M Hoskin, Herschel's determination of the solar apex, Journal of the History of Astronomy 11 (1980), 153-163.
  32. M Hoskin, Unfinished Business: William Herschel's Sweeps for Nebulae, History of Science 43 (2005), 305-320.
  33. M Hoskin, George Ill's Purchase of Herschel Reflectors, Journal of the History of Astronomy 39 (2008), 121-124.
  34. M Hoskin, Nebulae, Star Clusters and the Milky Way: From Galileo to Herschel, Journal of the History of Astronomy 39 (2008), 363-396.
  35. M Hoskin, Mary Herschel's Fortune: Origins and Impact, Journal of the History of Astronomy 41 (2010), 213-223.
  36. M Hoskin, William Herschel and the Southern Skies, Journal of the History of Astronomy 41 (2010), 503.
  37. M Hoskin, William Herschel and Herschelian Reflectors, History of Science 49 (2011), 115-120.
  38. M Hoskin, William Herschel and the Nebulae, Journal of the History of Astronomy 42 (2011), 177-192; 321-338.
  39. M Hoskin, William Herschel's Residence in Bath, 1799-1801, Journal of the History of Astronomy 43 (2012), 351-358.
  40. M Hoskin, William Herschel's Agenda for His Son John, Journal of the History of Astronomy 43 (2012), 439-454.
  41. M Hoskin and D W Dewhirst, William Herschel and the Prehistory of Stellar Spectroscopy, Journal of the History of Astronomy 37 (2006), 393-403.
  42. E J Hysom, Tests of the Shape of Mirrors by Herschel, Journal of the History of Astronomy 27 (1996), 349-352.
  43. B Lovell, Herschel's work on the structure of the Universe, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 33 (1) (1978/79), 57-75.
  44. A Maurer, A Compendium of All Known William Herschel Telescopes, Journal of the Antique Telescope Society 14 (1998), 4-15.
  45. J J de Orús Navarro, Herschel, musician and astronomer (Spanish), Mem. Real Acad. Cienc. Artes Barcelona 46 (9) (1985).
  46. R Porter, William Herschel, Bath, and the Philosophical Society, in G E Hunt (ed.), Uranus and the Outer Planets (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1982), 23-34.
  47. S Schaffer, Herschel in Bedlam: natural history and stellar astronomy, British J. Hist. Sci. 13 (45) (1980), 211-239.
  48. S Schaffer, The Great Laboratories of the Universe: William Herschel on Matter Theory and Planetary Life, Journal of the History of Astronomy 11 (1980), 81-111.
  49. S Schaffer, Uranus and the Establishment of Herschel's Astronomy, Journal of the History of Astronomy 12 (1981, 11-26.
  50. J T Spaight, 'For the Good of Astronomy': The Manufacture, Sale, and Distant Use of William Herschel's Telescopes, Journal of the History of Astronomy 35 (2004), 45-69.
  51. W H Steavenson, A Peep into Herschel's Workshop, Transactions of the Optical Society 26 (1924-25), 210-237.