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Definition: Georgium Sidus
Georgium Sidus \Geor"gi*um Si`dus\
[NL., the star of George
(III. of England).] (Astron.)
The planet Uranus, so named by its discoverer, Sir W.
(-n[u^]s), n. [L. Uranus, Gr. O'yrano`s
Uranus, o'yrano`s heaven, sky. Cf. Uranium
1. (Gr. Myth.) The son or husband of Gaia (Earth), and father
of Chronos (Time) and the Titans.
2. (Astron.) One of the primary planets. It is about
1,800,000,000 miles from the sun, about 36,000 miles in
diameter, and its period of revolution round the sun is
nearly 84 of our years.
Note: This planet has also been called Herschel
, from Sir
William Herschel, who discovered it in 1781, and who
named it Georgium Sidus
, in honor of George III.,
then King of England.