Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

da Vinci, Leonardo

  • Thomas HockeyEmail author
Reference work entry

Alternate Name

 Vinci, Leonardo da

BornFlorence, (Italy), 15 April 1452

Died Cloux, near Amboise, (Indre-et-Loire), France, 2 May 1519
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Selected Reference

  1. Reaves, Gibson and Carlo Pedretti (1987). “Leonardo Da Vinci’s Drawings of the Surface Features of the Moon.” Journal for the History of Astronomy18: 55–58.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA