When was Neptune discovered?

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@FlaKNMB (831)
United States
November 19, 2006 12:58pm CST
The discovery of Neptune was announced in 1846. But when astronomers checked previous records, they found the record of an observation of the planet as far back as 1795 by astronomers who, believing it to be a star, recorded the position routinely.
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• United States
19 Nov 06
According to my calculations as a scientist, i believe it was discovered long before
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@FlaKNMB (831)
• United States
19 Nov 06
Interesting.
@mythmoh (3994)
• United States
19 Nov 06
even it was not discovered accidently like other planets.the misbehaviour of uranus leads to find the neptune.