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Introduction to Astronomy


Galileo Galilei

(1561 - 1642)

Galileo PaintingThis painting of Galileo Galilei is by Justus Sustermans, in 1636.

Several additional portraits of Galileo can be found at the MacTutor History of Mathematics website at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

The star chart background was produced on a Macintosh with the Voyager II program, and are ©1988-93 Carina Software, 830 Williams St., San Leandro, CA 94577, (510) 352-7328. Used under license.

©1998 Scott R. Anderson
Last update: 1998 September 18
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