July 3, 1841 in History


John Couch Adams decides to determine position of an unknown planet by irregularities it causes in the motion of Uranus

John Couch Adams History:
January 21, 1892 - John Couch Adams, English co-discoverer of Neptune, dies
July 10, 1847 - Urbain J J Leverrier and John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for 1st time at home of John Herschel
June 5, 1819 - John Couch Adams, English astronomer, co-discover Neptune

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