Friday, June 18, 2010
Having a big one will draw the Queen of England
We're referring to telescopes. Queen Victoria especially liked the 24" reflector. And he even made a 48" reflector in Malta. The discovery of Neptune's moon Triton, Saturn's eighth moon Hyperion, and Uranus' satellites Ariel and Umbriel and other astronomical features are credited to him.
William Lassell [Wikipedia]