The William Herschel Society, Bath. UK


The Society publishes a regular journal, The Speculum, which is sent out twice a year to all members. Price to Non-members is £4.00. The contents page of the current issue is reproduced HERE. The Speculum Editor, Prof. Francis Ring, is always looking for suitable articles to publish in future editions and invites potential contributors to contact him either by e-mail: or by telephone on 01225 864016.

The Society publishes a number of other books and monographs and also undertakes the reprinting of titles that are of interest to members of the Society. An inexpensive series of booklets, mostly written by Sir Patrick Moore, on the Herschel family are published for the Herschel House Trust.

A limited edition of an original copperplate engraving of Sir William Herschel together with a certificate of provenance is available through the Museum shop.


The Herschel Chronicle by Constance Lubbock - details

Memoirs of Caroline Herschel -details

The Herschel Partnership by Michael Hoskin- details

Other Publications: Download here: Dominique Proust on "Harmony of the Spheres

Herschel House, 19 New King Street, Bath. BA1 2BL UK. Tel:+44(0)1225 446865