Von Guericke's planets, 1672 artwork

Von Guericke's planets, 1672 artwork

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Caption: Von Guericke's planets. Diagram of five planets and their moons, published in Experimenta Nova (1672) by the German scientist and inventor Otto von Guericke (1602-1686). Reading across from top left to bottom right, these planets are: Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Venus and Mercury. They are annotated with Latin text.

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