Title: Galileo, diagram of the Copernican system from Dialogo...sopra i due Massimi Sistemi del Mondo, Tolemaico, e Copernicano (Dialogue concerning the Two Chief World Systems, the Ptolemaic and the Copernican), Florence, 1632
Original Format: photograph: negative
Description: This is a diagram showing the ordering of the planets, moving out from the Sun. Galileo’s diagram is similar to that of Copernicus, except that Galileo has added the moons of Jupiter, which he discovered.
Collection: Rare Books
Caltech Archives ID: RB-GG1632-3