Author:Michael Maestlin

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Michael Maestlin
German astronomer and mathematician, teacher of Johannes Kepler.
Michael Maestlin


  • Demonstratio astronomica loci stelle novae. In Consideratio novae stellae, quae mense Novembri anno salutis 1572 (1573)
  • Obseruatio & demonstratio cometae aetherei, qvi anno 1577. et 1578. constitutus in sphaera Veneris, apparuit (1578)
  • Consideratio & obseruatio cometae aetherei astronomica, qvi anno MDLXXX (1581)
  • Epitome astronomiae (1582)

Works about Maestlin[edit]

  • Rosen, Edward (1974), “Mästlin, Michael”, in Gillispie, Charles Coulston, Dictionary of Scientific Biography, vol. 9, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, pp. 167 
  • Green, Daniel W. E. (2007), “Mästlin, Michael”, in Hockey, Thomas, Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, New York: Springer, pp. 743-744 
  • "The Life and Scientific Work of the Tübingen Astronomer, Michael Mästlin, 1550–1631." (1971) by Richard A. Jarrell, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto

Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.