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Riccioli, Giovanni Battista, 1598-1671. "Almagestum Novum, De Spæra mundi in communi, p. 1." (1651) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/78840.
Almagstum novum was one of the earliest published books on astronomy. Riccioli gave names to craters and mountains on the moon. Most of the names are still in use. A competent astronomer and Jesuit priest, Riccoli published his massive New Almagest, a work that treated the efforts of both Copernicus and Kepler but which sought to show that the earth does not move.
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