Percival Lowell, The ORIGINAL ‘Mr. Planet X’ & Pluto’s Godfather Was Born Today, 162-Years Ago; March 13, 1855.
He also believed that there had been Martians that dug an extensive network of canals on Mars — the Martian Canals!
As with the discoveries of Pluto and Uranus I talk about Percival Lowell, at length in my 2011 paperback & e-book “Devanee’s Book of Dwarf Planets“ (which is definitely worth looking at (even if I say so myself)).
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First planet discovered by a KNOWN person. The other 6 (including Earth) had been known about since antiquity.
First planet discovered with the aid of a telescope.
As with the discovery of Pluto, I talked about the Uranus discovery in my 2011 full-color, paperback & e-book “Devanee’s Book of Dwarf Planets“ (which is definitely worth looking at (even if I say so myself)).
It was a BIG day for I, as ‘Mr. Next Pope‘.
Luckily for I, I had got it RIGHT! (Phew).
It had been a hectic month singe Benedict XVI announced his intent to resign.
In those days my PRIMARY blog was the (now quiesced) ‘Popes and Papacy‘.
Here are some germane and for I, nostalgic, posts from 4-years ago.
P.S., I might have got it WRONG that he was going to be a good pope. Sorry. I was just excited that I had got it RIGHT. So many DID NOT. So, I could retire with my credibility INTACT.
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