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Celestial Chart

"Haemisphaeria Sphaerarum rectae et obliquae utriusque Motus et Longitudines tam Coelestes quam Terrestres ac Stellarum affectiones Monsrantia.”

Depicting the locations of the stars and planets according the upright (ecliptic) and Oblique (equatorial) coordination systems. The map illustrates the movement of the constellations and planets circular orbits, surrounding the sun as their focus. In the upper corners, in between clouds and cherubs is the title. In each bottom corner is one female being, measuring a celestial sphere.

Copper engraving by J. van Loon after Andreas Cellarius out of „Harmonia Macrocosmica“, published by Janssonius, Amsterdam 1660/61. First edition!

Size: 43 cm x 51 cm

Very fine colour, without stains, in perfect condition

€ 1.350,-