Thomas Harriot looked at the moon through a telescope just before Galileo Galilei. Galileo is the star astronomer known to the public as the first to do this. However, papers at West Sussex Record Office show Harriot managed it months earlier. Harriots maps of the moon are in any case better than Galileos.
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