HERSCHEL

, the name by which the French, and most other European nations, call the new planet, discovered by Dr. Herschel in the year 1781. Its mark or character is <*>. The Italians call it Ouranos, or Urania, but the English, the Georgian Planet, which see.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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HEPTAGON
HERCULES
HERISSON
HERMANN (James)
HERMETIC
* HERSCHEL
HERSE
HERSILLON
HESSE (William Prince of)
HETEROGENEAL
HETEROGENEOUS