Astronomy This Month

By John Loci

Today in Astronomy History

April 26, 1781
Sir William Herschel Announces the discovery of Uranus (found on March 13, 1781) as a new comet.

April 26, 1803
Over 3000 meteorites fell in the populated L'Aigle in Normandy, France.

April 26, 1962
Computer failure causes NASA's Ranger 4 to crash into the Moon


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