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Noun: Sir John Frederick William Herschel
  1. English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the Southern Hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)
    - Herschel, John Herschel, Sir John Herschel

Type of: astronomer, stargazer, uranologist

Encyclopedia: Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet