Galileo Galilei Discovered Jupiter’s Moons

Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer discovered Jupiter’s satellites by telescope then published in the book Siderius nuncius (The Starry Messenger), in 1610. The Medicean stars originally named after Cosimo II de’ Medici were later changed to Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto by Simon Marius, a German astronomer discovering them later in 1610.

Date:
      1610
Name(s):
      Galileo Galilei,
Occupation:
      Astronomer
Location:
      Italy

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