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A Scheme of the Solar System with the Orbit of the Planets and Comets belonging thereto, Described from Dr. Hallesy's accurate Table of Comets

A Scheme of the Solar System with the Orbit of the Planets and Comets belonging thereto, Described from Dr. Hallesy's accurate Table of Comets

This instrument is clear evidence of the links between the astrolabe and astrology. On one side is an astrolabe for a single latitude, and on the other an astrological volvelle, used to find the positions of planets and other celestial bodies, especially in relation to the traditional astrological houses.

Links between astrolabe & astrology. On 1 side is an astrolabe 4 a single latitude & on th other an astrological volvelle, th positions f planets & other celestial bodies, especially in relation traditional astrological houses

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1797 astronomy original antique engraving from encyclopedia britannica - sun and…

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Antique print: picture of Astronomy - The sun and the phases of the moon ☽☯☾magickbohemian

The “Emperor’s Astronomy” (Petrus Apianus, 1495-1552) is one of the great masterpieces of sixteenth-century printing, and also one of the top-ten in my personal digital collection. I found the codex a couple of months ago, when I was looking for “volvelles” (or wheel chart, which is a paper slide chart with rotating parts used mainly in ancient astronomy treatises, introduced by Persian astronomer Abu Rayhan Biruni).

The “Emperor’s Astronomy” (Petrus Apianus, 1495-1552) is one of the great masterpieces of sixteenth-century printing, and also one of the top-ten in my personal digital collection. I found the codex a couple of months ago, when I was looking for “volvelles” (or wheel chart, which is a paper slide chart with rotating parts used mainly in ancient astronomy treatises, introduced by Persian astronomer Abu Rayhan Biruni).

Atlas Coelestis Seu Harmonia Macrocosmica, By A.Cellarius / P.Schenk & G.Valk. Published Amsterdam, 1660-1708.   http://image.invaluable.com.global.prod.fastly.net/housePhotos/kodnergalleries/86/430086/H4023-L49596435.jpg

Atlas Coelestis Seu Harmonia Macrocosmica, By A.Cellarius / P.Schenk & G.Valk. Published Amsterdam, 1660-1708. http://image.invaluable.com.global.prod.fastly.net/housePhotos/kodnergalleries/86/430086/H4023-L49596435.jpg

How much detail can be packed into a single drawing you ask? Your answer lies in this Ink drawing on paper by the Ukrainian super duo, Interesni Kazki...

"Edge of Time" drawing by Interesni Kazki

How much detail can be packed into a single drawing? Your answer lies in this Ink drawing on paper by the Ukrainian super duo, Interesni Kazki.

Petrus Apianus - Astronomicum Caesareum - Ingolstadt, 1540 - volvelle    nends:

Petrus Apianus - Astronomicum Caesareum - Ingolstadt, 1540 - volvelle nends:

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Flemish astronomical manuscript, c. 1800 with volvelles. Colors, design, light lines.

Magnetism: vintage illustration, from Reynolds's Universal Atlas (Popular Astronomy) by James Reynolds, 1878.

magnetism - vintage illustration, from Reynolds's Universal Atlas (Popular Astronomy), by James Reynolds, 1878