>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.
Excellent work! So my "December 1609" was a day out. I take off my
metaphorical hat to you. This may be the best suggestion yet. However, I am
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