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Observational Evidence

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Brianna Carlson

on 5 November 2014

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Transcript of Observational Evidence

Galileo's Conclusions About the Moon
The moon has a rough and uneven surface similar to the Earth with protuberances and cavities
The Earth causes an illumination on the moon
Observations of the Stars
When looking through the telescope numerous other stars can be seen
Several spots of brightness can be seen by the bare eye, when focused on with a telescope clusters of tightly packed stars can be seen
Conclusions About the Stars
The Milky Way contains innumerable stars
Groups of small stars are set together, but escape our sight due to the mixing of their light rays that arises from their brightness
Observations of Jupiter's Moons
Four previously unknown planets could be seen around Jupiter
Each night these planets would be in a different location in comparison to Jupiter
Galileo's Deductions Concerning Jupiter's Moons
They perform their revolutions around Jupiter while Jupiter makes its own orbit
They revolve in unequal circles
Observations of the Moon
Observational Evidence
Princess Cesi

A brighter and darker side
The boundary between dark and bright is irregular and uneven
Small blackish spots dotting the surface
The entire face is illuminated with a pale light
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