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n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Anniversaries in 2009 : news notes

Volume 68, Issue 9_10
  • ISSN : 0024-8266
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Abstract

The Year of Astronomy 2009 celebrates Galileo's telescopic discoveries four hundred years ago. The precise dates of his epoch-making observations of the Moon are controversial but we can be reasonably sure they began some time in 1609. His famous publication, the or was of course published in 1610.

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