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Learn about Galileo!

Build a telescope like the one that changed our view of the Universe!

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Late in the year 1609 C.E. Galileo Galilei constructed a simple telescope, and over the next few months his observations changed the very foundation of science. Observation and reason confirmed our place in the Universe and set the stage for a revolution in scientific thought.

This website will introduce you to the observations of Galileo Galilei. We also offer a kit that will allow you to construct a telescope similar to Galileo's. Learn the basic principles of optics, build a telescope, observe the motion of Jupiter's moons, study the phases of Venus, and explore the powers and limitations of the tool that revolutionized Astronomy.

Follow the links above to information about Galileo, a description of the telescope, links to other sites on Astronomy, and to the store to purchase a telescope kit.

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