Changes in the Cloud Belts of Jupiter, 1630-1664, as Reported in the 1665 Astronomia Reformata of Giovanni Battista Riccioli
A translation of a section from the 1665 "Astronomia Reformata" of G. B. Riccioli discussing the appearance of the disk of Jupiter during the years 1630--1664; changes in the Jovian cloud belts as recorded by a variety of observers are a major feature of Riccioli's discussion.
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- planets and satellites: individual (Jupiter);
- history of astronomy;
- Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics;
- Physics - History and Philosophy of Physics
- Baltic Astronomy, volume 19 (2010), 265-271