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Astronomy

A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery

Joseph Wright of Derby, 1766

Berlin Gold Hat

1000 BCE-800 BCE

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 1 — The Planisphere of Ptolemy

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 11 — The Location of the Earth

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 12 — Upright and Oblique Spheres

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 15 — Opposition and Conjunction of the Planets

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 20 — Mars, Jupiter & Saturn

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 21 — Venus and Mercury

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 22 — First Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 23 — Second Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 24 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 25 — Celestial and Terrestrial Hemispheres

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 26 — Northern Stellar Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 28 — Southern Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Harmonia Macrocosmica Plate 29 — Southern Stellar and Terrestrial Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

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, 1660

Hemisphere of the Old World

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

Nebra Sky Disk

1600 BCE

Planetary Orbits Encompassing the Earth

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Copernican World System

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Copernicus Planisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed

Hieronymus Bosch, 1503-1504

The Moon in an eccentric orbit with epicycles

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Planisphere of Aratus

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Ptolemaic Cosmography

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Ptolemaic hypothesis, demonstrating the planetary motions

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Revolution of the Sun around the Earth

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Sizes of the Celestial Bodies

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Southern Stellar Hemisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Sun in an eccentric orbit without epicycles

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The varying phases and appearances of the Moon

Andreas Cellarius, 1660

The Tycho Brahe Planisphere

Andreas Cellarius, 1660
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