William Lassell

British astronomer

William Lassell (June 18 1799October 5 1880) was a British astronomer, born in Bolton, Lancashire, England. He died in Maidenhead in 1880.

William Lassell
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BornJune 18 1799
DiedOctober 5 1880
NationalityBrtish
Known forDiscovered Triton, Hyperion,
Ariel and Umbriel moons
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomer