Galileo’s Giovilabio Replica

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei created this device to calculate the motions of Jupiter’s moons.

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Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei created this device to calculate the motions of Jupiter’s moons.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Jaclyn Nash
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Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei created this device to calculate the motions of Jupiter’s moons.