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Simon Marius (Latinized from German Simon Mayr; January 20, 1573 – January 5, 1625) was a German astronomer. He was born in Gunzenhausen, near Nuremberg, but he spent most of his life in the city of Ansbach. He is most noted for making the first observations of the four largest moons of Jupiter, before Galileo himself, and his publication of his discovery led to charges of plagiarism. He is also known for the first European observation of the Andromeda Galaxy.
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- Simon Marius – Wikipedia
Simon Marius (Latinized from German Simon Mayr; January 20, 1573 – January 5, 1625) was a German astronomer. He was born in Gunzenhausen, near Nuremberg, but he spent most of his life in the city of Ansbach.
- Simon Marius – The Galileo Project | Science
Simon Marius (1573-1624). Marius was born in Gunzenhausen in the territory of the Markgrafschaft of Ansbach (south Germany). His father was mayor of the …
- Simon Marius | German astronomer | Britannica.com
Simon Marius, German Simon Mayr, Simon Mair, or Simon Mayer, (born January 10, 1573, Gunzenhausen, Bavaria [Germany]—died December 26, 1624, …
- Simon Marius (1573-1624) – SEDS Messier Database
Simon Mayr (Latinized Marius) was born in Gunzenhausen, Bavaria, on January 20, 1573. In 1586, he joined the Margrave of Ansbach’s Capella and school.
- Simon Marius vs. Galileo: Who First Saw Moons of Jupiter?
In his almanac for 1612 and book Mundus Iovalis of 1614, Simon Marius in Germany reported his discovery of moons around Jupiter, which he started writing …
- Simon Marius – Windows to the Universe
Simon Marius was a German astronomer who lived between 1573-1624. He made observations of the heavens using a telescope and published yearly …
- Simon Marius’ book Mundus Iovialis from 1614. | Download Scientific …
We present the work of Simon Marius – a mathematician and astronomer who discovered in 1610 the four largest satellites of Jupiter with a Belgian made …
- Simon Marius and His Research | Hans Gaab | Springer
This book presents a translation of the main work of the margravial court astronomer Simon Marius and the current state of historical research on him.
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