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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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
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