Johann Gottfried Galle (9 Juin 1812 – 10 Julie 1910) wis a German astronomer frae Radis, Germany, at the Berlin Observatory who, on 23 September 1846, wi the assistance o student Heinrich Louis d'Arrest, wis the first person tae view the planet Neptune an knaw whit he wis leukin at.

Johann Gottfried Galle
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Johann Gottfried Galle
BornJuin 9, 1812
Radis, Germany
Died10 Julie 1910(1910-07-10) (aged 98)
Potsdam, Germany
NaitionalityGerman
Alma materVarsity o Berlin
Kent forDiscovery o Neptune
AwairdsLalande Prize (1839)
Scientific career
Fieldsastronomy
InstitutionsBerlin Observatory
Varsity o Breslau
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