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Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 1 — The Planisphere of Ptolemy, 1660 — Andreas Cellarius,

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 1 — The Planisphere of Ptolemy

Andreas Cellarius

Astronomy

In 1660, Andreas Cellarius compiled every competing theory and philosophy of the cosmos in a single, beautiful volume. He called it the Harmonia Macrocosmica. This first plate in the 29 print series shows the planisphere of Ptolemy — the movements of the heavenly orbits.

Submitted by Reed Enger
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