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What Galileo Almost Saw
December 2, 2009 · 1 Comment

Throughout this International Year of Astronomy, 2009, we have been thinking back on Galileo Galilei and the historic discoveries he made with is telescope back in 1610. However, it’s also interesting to reflect on a discovery that Galileo almost made–the planet Neptune. Galileo Galilei photo credit: dizarillo Astronomers did not become aware of  Neptune until […]



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