Sunspots recorded by Galileo

A drawing of the Sun made by Galileo Galilei on 23 June 1613 showing the positions and sizes of a number of sunspots. Galileo was one of the first to observe and document sunspots.

Credit:

The Galileo Project/M. Kornmesser

About the Image

Id:
iau1508a
Type:
Artwork
Release date:
7 August 2015, 22:00
Related releases:
iau1508
Size:
800 x 800 px

About the Object

Name:
Sun
Type:
Solar System : Star : Feature : Photosphere : Sunspot
Category:
Press Release Images


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