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Author Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.

Title On sunspots / Galileo Galilei & Christoph Scheiner ; translated and introduced by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 418 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Sunspots before the telescope -- Turning the telescope to the sun : Thomas Harriot and Johannes and David Fabricius -- Christoph Scheiner -- Tres epistolae -- Galileo answers Apelles -- Galileo's first letter -- Galileo's second letter -- A more accurate inquiry from Ingolstadt -- Accuratior disquisitio -- Galileo responds and goes into print -- Galileo's third letter -- Rematch, 1630-1632 -- Appendices -- Scheiner and Galileo on the nature of the moon -- Galileo to Maffeo Cardinal Barberini -- Carlo Cardinal Conti to Galileo on scripture -- Scheiner's calculation of the transit of Venus -- Galileo's demonstrations -- Front matter of Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti
Summary "A history of the controversy over sunspots with translations of the letters contained in Galileo's Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti. The material that was added during the printing of the Istoria, the dedication, preface, laudatory poems, and the note from the printer to introduce Scheiner's tracts, have been added in an appendix"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sunspots -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642. Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti. English.
Scheiner, Christoph, 1575-1650. Accuratior disquisitio. English.
Scheiner, Christoph, 1575-1650. Tres epistolae. English.
Reeves, Eileen Adair.
Scheiner, Christoph, 1575-1650.
Van Helden, Albert.
LC no. 2009042191
ISBN 0226707172 (electronic bk.)
9780226707174 (electronic bk.)