Cassiopea, Cepheus, Ursa Minor, Draco / [John Flamsteed].

Astronomer
Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
London : [publisher not identified], [1729]
Description
1 map on 2 sheets : illustrations ; 51.8 x 68.6 cm

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Notes
  • Celestial map of Cassiopea [also known as Cassiopeia named after Queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology] shown to the upper left, Cepheus [named after King Cepheus of Aethiopia in Greek mythology] shown centrally, Ursa Minor the Lesser Bear shown to the right of Cepheus, Sextans the Sextant shown to the upper right, and Draco the Dragon to the lower right.
  • Includes figural illustrations of the constellations.
  • Plate 15 from: Atlas coelestis / by the late Reverend Mr. John Flamsteed, Regius Professor of Astronomy at Greenwich. London, 1729.
  • At upper right: "P.15".
Other title(s)
Atlas coelestis Plate 15
OCLC
748240467
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