Historical Events in December 1612

  • Dec 15 German Astronomer Simon Marius is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope

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Dec 28 First observation of Neptune - Galileo observes and records a "fixed star" without realising it is a planet

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei