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1799, Jun 181880, Oct 5
an English merchant and astronomer. The crater Lassell on the Moon, a crater on Mars, the asteroid 2636 Lassell and a ring of Neptune are named in his honour.
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10/10/1846-Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
09/16/1848-Hyperion, moon of Saturn, discovered by William Cranch Bond & George Phillips Bond (U.S.) and William Lassell (England)
10/24/1851-William Lassell discovers Ariel and Umbriel, satellites of Uranus
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