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Sidereus nuncius, or, The Sidereal messenger

Author: Galileo Galilei; Albert Van Helden
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sidereus Nuncius (usually Sidereal Messenger, also Starry Messenger or Sidereal Message) is a short astronomical treatise (or pamphlet) published in New Latin by Galileo Galilei in March 1610. It was the first published scientific work based on observations made through a telescope, and it contains the results of Galileo's early observations of the imperfect and mountainous Moon, the hundreds of stars that were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galilée
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; Albert Van Helden
ISBN: 0226279022 9780226279022 0226279030 9780226279039
OCLC Number: 18382082
Notes: Translation of: Sidereus nuncius.
Description: xii, 127 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for Sidereus nuncius, or, The Sidereal messenger / Galileo Galilei ; translated with introduction, conclusion, and notes by Albert van Helden. --
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog --
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Preface --
Introduction --
Sidereus Nuncius --
Conclusion: The Reception of Sidereus Nuncius --
Bibliography --
Index --
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Astronomy Early works to 1800, Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642, Sidereus nuncius.
Other Titles: Sidereus nuncius.
Sidereal messenger.
Sidereus nuncius.
Responsibility: Galileo Galilei ; translated with introduction, conclusion, and notes by Albert van Helden.
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