Astronomical Chart

Astronomical Chart

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“HEMISPHAERIUM COELI AUSTRALE in quo Fixarum loca secundum Ecliptic ductum ad anum 1730. Completeum exhibentur.” This is a chart of the southern celestial hemisphere based on the catalogs of Johannes Hevelius and Edmund Halley. The images in the corners represent the observatories of Greenwich, Copenhagen, Kassel and Berlin. It was published as chart #19 in J. B. Homann, Atlas Coelestis (Nurnberg, 1742).
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Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Measurements
overall: 21 in x 24 in; 53.34 cm x 60.96 cm
overall: 28 in x 36 in x 1/4 in; 71.12 cm x 91.44 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
PH.329194
catalog number
329194
accession number
280069
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National Museum of American History
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