Solar System Exploration – Neptune

Neptune was discovered in 1846, the credit of discovery is split between Urbain Le Verrier and John Couch Adams. Both these astronomers used permutations in the orbit of Uranus to locate Neptune before observing it. ┬áNeptune is the only planet to have been discovered from mathematical computation rather than direct observation. Although Galileo had observed┬áNeptune … Continue reading Solar System Exploration – Neptune