NGC 3810 is located about 50 million light-years from Earth in the constellation
of Leo (the lion). It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784 and is easily seen
as a faint smudge in small telescopes. Credit:ESA/Hubble & NASA
Sir Patrick Moore FRS CBE FRAS
“William Herschel was arguably the greatest of all astronomical observers. Our
Herschel Museum in New King Street has been set up both to honour his memory, and
to encourage people to take an interest in the sky. Do join us; you will find much
to interest you, and you will make many new friends.