| South Africa|
Friday 4:05 PM
| Eastern Cape|
| 22°C, Wind SW at 11 km/h, 32% Humidity|Herschel, Eastern Cape Wikipedia
Herschel is a settlement in Joe Gqabi District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
The village is situated 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of Lady Grey, due east of Aliwal North. Founded in 1879, it was named after the astronomer Sir John Herschel who worked in the Cape Colony from 1834 to 1838, making observations of Halley’s Comet amongst his other astronomical work.