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A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery, Joseph Wright of Derby

A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery Joseph Wright of Derby, 1766

Astronomer Copernicus, or Conversations with God, Jan Matejko

Astronomer Copernicus, or Conversations with God Jan Matejko, 1873

Berlin Gold Hat, Bronze Age

Berlin Gold Hat 1000 – 800BCE

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

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

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 11 — The Location of the Earth, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 11 — The Location of the Earth Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 12 — Upright and Oblique Spheres, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 12 — Upright and Oblique Spheres Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 15 — Opposition and Conjunction of the Planets, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 15 — Opposition and Conjunction of the Planets Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 20 — Mars, Jupiter & Saturn, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 20 — Mars, Jupiter & Saturn Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 21 — Venus and Mercury, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 21 — Venus and Mercury Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 22 — First Hemisphere, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 22 — First Hemisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 23 — Second Hemisphere, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 23 — Second Hemisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 24 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 24 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 25 — Celestial and Terrestrial Hemispheres, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 25 — Celestial and Terrestrial Hemispheres Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 26 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 26 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 28 — Southern Hemisphere, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 28 — Southern Hemisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 29 — Southern Stellar and Terrestrial Hemisphere, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 29 — Southern Stellar and Terrestrial Hemisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 7 — Brahe's Construction of the World, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 7 — Brahe's Construction of the World Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 9 — Brahe’s Altitudes of the Planets, Andreas Cellarius

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 9 — Brahe’s Altitudes of the Planets Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Hemisphere of the Old World, Andreas Cellarius

Hemisphere of the Old World Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Nebra Sky Disk, Bronze Age

Nebra Sky Disk 1600BCE

Planetary Orbits Encompassing the Earth, Andreas Cellarius

Planetary Orbits Encompassing the Earth Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Copernican World System, Andreas Cellarius

The Copernican World System Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Copernicus Planisphere, Andreas Cellarius

The Copernicus Planisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed, Hieronymus Bosch

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed Hieronymus Bosch, 1503 – 1504

The Moon in an eccentric orbit with epicycles, Andreas Cellarius

The Moon in an eccentric orbit with epicycles Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Planisphere of Aratus, Andreas Cellarius

The Planisphere of Aratus Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Ptolemaic Cosmography, Andreas Cellarius

The Ptolemaic Cosmography Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Ptolemaic hypothesis, demonstrating the planetary motions, Andreas Cellarius

The Ptolemaic hypothesis, demonstrating the planetary motions Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Revolution of the Sun around the Earth, Andreas Cellarius

The Revolution of the Sun around the Earth Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Sizes of the Celestial Bodies, Andreas Cellarius

The Sizes of the Celestial Bodies Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Southern Stellar Hemisphere, Andreas Cellarius

The Southern Stellar Hemisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Sun in an eccentric orbit without epicycles, Andreas Cellarius

The Sun in an eccentric orbit without epicycles Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The varying phases and appearances of the Moon, Andreas Cellarius

The varying phases and appearances of the Moon Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Tycho Brahe Planisphere, Andreas Cellarius

The Tycho Brahe Planisphere Andreas Cellarius, 1660

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