References for Simon Mayr

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  1. Biography by Edward Rosen in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Mihkel Joeveer, Simon Mayr, in Thomas Hockey (ed.) Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (2007), 755-756.
  3. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  1. S Drake, Galileo, The Assayer, in S Drake and C D O'Malley, The Controversy on the Comets of 1618 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1960), 164-168.
  2. A Van Helden, Simon Marius (1573-1624)
  3. J H Johnson, The Discovery of the First Four Satellites of Jupiter, Journal of the British Astronomical Association 41 (1930-31), 164-171.
  4. P Pagnini, Galileo and Simon Mayer, Journal of the British Astronomical Association 41 (1930-31), 415-422.
  5. A O Prickard, The 'Mundus Jovialis' of Simon Marius, The Observatory 39 (1916), 367-381; 403-412; 443-452; 498-504.

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