discovery of uranus

When Was Uranus Discovered?

by Fraser Cain November 27, 2009

Even in ancient times astronomers knew of 5 planets: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. But it wasn’t until the last few hundred years that the next planet was finally discovered – Uranus. So when was Uranus discovered? Uranus was found on March 13th, 1781 by Sir William Herschel of England. You might be surprised […]

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