Thursday, January 7, 2010

Happy Io Discovery Day!

...and only this evening I have seen Jupiter accompanied by three fixed stars, totally invisible by their smallness...  The planets are seen very rotund, like little full moons, and of a roundness bounded and without rays. - Galileo Galileo, January 7, 1610

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations, Galileo! In your honor, I am shattering a whole set of Ptolemaic crystal spheres.