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Giovilabio di Galileo
Galileo’s Jovilabe

Mid-17th cent.
Brass; 19,5x40 cm
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 3178
Replica

Instrument designed by Galileo, on which are engraved 4 numeric tables used to determine the apparent position of each of the satellites of Jupiter in relation to the positions of the Sun and the Earth.