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#1 highfnum

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 04:59 AM

was a away in Europe 

stopped at Florence for a Galileo visit

the man  in a bust

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 the  original "Jupiter lens" and his 2 surviving scopes

 

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:03 AM

inclined planes used for physics experiments

 

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:04 AM

various other telescopes on 17th cent.

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:05 AM

Divini lens

 

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:06 AM

the famous geo centric model

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:08 AM

some reflectors of later period

nice woodworks

 

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:09 AM

I live less than 100km as the crow flies and never been thereā€¦ ( in Florence many times )

Enjoy your stay in Italy!


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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:10 AM

a 18th century Gregorian one of my favorites

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various other lenes

 

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:12 AM

one of original Galileo books

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and binoscope of 17th century

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:13 AM

and finally his middle finger

some what makes sense for all the trials

he went thru

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Posted 08 July 2024 - 05:17 AM

I asked if I could sleep there for 1 night 

 

answer was "vietato"


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