"The aim of this book is to provide the latest knowledge of the planet Uranus following the flight of the Voyager 2 spacecraft in January 1982. Garry Hunt (one of NASA's Principle Scientific Investigators) is responsible for the more technical sections, while Moore tackled the historical and descriptive sections.
Enclosed: 21 typed pages entitled: 'History of the Discovery of the Planet Neptune by Em. Liais, Astronomer of the Imperial Paris Observatory'. Reproduced from the work: L’ espace celeste et la matur tropical, Paris 1866, by A. Tischer. Leipzig, Gustav Fock, 1892. Translated from the French by Patrick Moore, November, 1984."