The Controversy Over Who Discovered Neptune

Neptune is too faint to be seen with the naked eye. And when a famed observer first spotted it through his telescope, he didn't realize what it was. However, that didn't stop him from drawing it.

Between December 1612 and January 1613, Galileo Galilei sketched what he saw with his primitive telescope: a “point” near conjunction with Jupiter.

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