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Stargazing and stargazers at LMU

The so-called “bass viol” portraits of Christoph Scheiner and Johann Baptist Cysat. The two astronomers are regarded as co-discoverers of sunspots. The portraits are on display in the City Museum in Ingolstadt (on permanent loan from LMU).

The so-called “bass viol” portraits of Christoph Scheiner and Johann Baptist Cysat. The two astronomers are regarded as co-discoverers of sunspots. The portraits are on display in the City Museum in Ingolstadt (on permanent loan from LMU).