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Galileo Galilei, Sidereus Nuncius: magna longeque admirabilia spectacula pandens suspiciendaque proponens unicuique, praesertim vero philosophis atque astronomis, quae a Galileo Galileo [...] perspicilli nuper a se reperti beneficio sunt observata in Lunae facie, fixis innumeris, Lacteo circulo, stellis nebulosis, apprime vero in quatuor planetis circa Iouis stellam disparibus intervallis atque periodis celeritate mirabili circumvolutis, quos, nemini in hanc usque diem cognitos, novissime author depraehendit primus, atque Medicea sidera nuncupandos decrevit
Galileo Galilei, Sidereus Nuncius

Venice 1610
4, ff. 30; 23,7x17,3 cm
Facsimile

Published in March 1610, the Sidereus Nuncius gave an account of the astronomical discoveries made by Galileo between the end of 1609 and the beginning of 1610 thanks to the use of the telescope. Among the most important: the craters of the Moon and the satellites of Jupiter.