Bridges 2011 Regular Paper
Kepler's Mysterium Cosmographicum: A Bridge Between Art and Astronomy?
(Proceedings pages 379–386)
Johannes Kepler published his geometrical model of the solar system
in his book ``Mysterium Cosmographicum'' in 1596. It is suggested
here that the inspiration for Kepler's model was deeply rooted in
the art and craft of his time.