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Posted: Monday, January 11, 2010 2:20 am

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Four hundred years ago from Jan. 7 and 8, Galileo first had clear views of the four biggest and bright moons of Jupiter, later named the Galilean moons. If you have a telescope and can find Jupiter - the brightest light in the southwest sky at nightfall - you can recreate Galileo's great sightings.

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