Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet (7 March 1792 – 11 May 1871) was an English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, and experimental photographer/inventor. He was the son of astronomer Sir William Herschel and the father of 12 children.
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- The Herschel Chronicle
- Photographic Process and Early Photograms
- Herschel Museum of Astronomy
- Wikisource copy of a notice from 1823 concerning the star catalogue, published in Astronomische Nachrichten