Bootes

Bootes

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John Bevis (1693-1771) was a British physician and astronomer who planned a new celestial atlas patterned after that of Bayer, but with the addition of stars recently observed and catalogued. Some copies of some Bevis charts were to be had in the 1740s, but it was not until 1786 that the entire set was available as the Atlas Celeste. This chart of the constellation Bootes is from that project.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
place made
United Kingdom: England, London, City of London
Measurements
overall: 30.5 cm x 37 cm; 12 in x 14 9/16 in
overall: 19 in x 21 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 48.26 cm x 54.61 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
PH.330346
catalog number
330346
accession number
288766
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National Museum of American History
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