The Sidereal Messenger, unfolding great and marvellous sights and proposing them to the attention of everyone, and especially to philosophers and astronomers, being such as have been observed by Galileo Galilei, a Gentleman of Florence, professor of mathematics in the University of Padua, with the aid of a telescope lately invented by him, respecting the moon's surface, an enumerable number of fixed stars, the Milky Way, and nebulous stars, but especially respecting four planets which revolve around the planet Jupiter at different distances and in different periodic times, with amazing velocity, and which, after remaining unknown to everyone up to this day, the author recently discovered, and determined to name the Medicean Stars. Venice, 1610.
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Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer.Language Notes:
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