> I'll try to remember: August 21 (it's a Tuesday this year) is Galileo Day.
But on November 30 (1609) he saw, for the very first time,
the Moon, with his "cannone", his 20-power telescope,
("cannone", now "cannocchiale", actually means "gun")
from some backyard at Padua. And the Moon ...
was not the perfect globe that people thought,
at that time.
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