Astronomical Chart

Astronomical Chart

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“PHAENOMENA MOTUUM IRREGULARUM quos Planetae inferiores VENUS et MERCURIUS ad annum salutis MDCCX” is a chart of the orbits of Venus and Mercury around the sun. It was created by Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr, a German mathematician, astronomer and cartographer; printed by the firm established by Johann Baptist Homann; and published in the Atlas Coelestis (Nurnberg, 1742).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chart
Measurements
overall: 21 in x 24 1/2 in; 53.34 cm x 62.23 cm
ID Number
PH.317521
catalog number
317521
accession number
230391
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National Museum of American History
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