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Uranus Was Discovered 236-Years Ago, By British Astronomer William Herschel.

by Anura Guruge

First planet discovered by a KNOWN person. The other 6 (including Earth) had been known about since antiquity.

First planet discovered with the aid of a telescope.

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As with the discovery of Pluto, I talked about the Uranus discovery in my 2011 full-color, paperback & e-book Devanee’s Book of Dwarf Planets (which is definitely worth looking at (even if I say so myself)). 


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by Anura Guruge