Quote by: William Herschel

I have looked further into space than ever human being did before me. I have observed stars of which the light, it can be proved, must take two million years to reach the earth. [ .]

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  • NameWilliam Herschel
  • DescriptionGerman-born British astronomer, technical expert, and composer
  • AliasesFrederick William Herschel
  • BornNovember 15, 1738
  • DiedAugust 15, 1822
  • CountryGermany; United Kingdom
  • ProfessionAstronomer; Composer; Oboist
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society; Copley Medal