Michael Möstlin

by AdamStanislav - uploaded on July 6, 2016, 3:59 pm

“Michael Maestlin (also Mästlin, Möstlin, or Moestlin) (30 September 1550, Göppingen – 20 October 1631, Tübingen) was a German astronomer and mathematician, known for being the mentor of Johannes Kepler.”

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Maestlin

Also, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_ratio describes this image thus: “Michael Maestlin, first to publish a decimal approximation of the golden ratio, in 1597”

The graphic itself shows his name as Michael Mœstlinus, Latin for the German Michael Möstlin, hence the title.

1597 16th Century 17th Century German Göppingen Kepler Maestlin Michael Moestlin Mästlin Möstlin Tübingen astronomer golden ratio mathematician mentor
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