Born (Italy), 1584
The Neapolitan Jesuit Gerolamo Sersale published a telescopic view of the Full Moon as it appeared in July 1650. Long thought lost, the original is now housed at the Naval Observatory of San Fernando, in Cadiz, Spain. A crater on the Moon is named Sirsalis.
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