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  • Italy
    Thursday Jan 7, 1610

    Galileo Galilei

    "Three fixed stars, totally invisible by their smallness"

    Italy
    Thursday Jan 7, 1610

    On 7 January 1610, Galileo observed with his telescope what he described at the time as "three fixed stars, totally invisible by their smallness", all close to Jupiter, and lying on a straight line through it.




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