Astronomical Chart

Astronomical Chart

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Description
“TABULA SELENOGRAPHICA in qua Lunarium Macularum exacta Descriptio secundum Nomenclaturam Prostantissimorum Astronomorum tam HEVELII quam RICCIOLI Curiosis Rei Sidere Cultoribus exhibentur.” Lunar maps according to Johannes Hevelius (left) and Giovanni Baptista Riccioli (right). This image appeared J. B. Homann’s Neuer Atlas (1707), and as chart #11 in J. B. Homann, Atlas Coelestis (Nurnberg, 1742).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
Measurements
overall: 21 in x 24 in; 53.34 cm x 60.96 cm
overall: 30 3/4 in x 28 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 78.105 cm x 71.755 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
PH.329197
catalog number
329197
accession number
280069
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National Museum of American History
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