Phaenomena in Planetis Primariis Quae facies diversas, ex illorum phasibus, maculis et...

Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (*1671 - 1750)
Old coloured celestial map. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann in 1742.

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Copper engraved map of the major planets by J. G. Doppelmayr. Showing the phases of the planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn) as it can be seen from the Earth, explanation of the Saturn’s ring and the markings on the planets observed by Christoph Scheiner, Galileo Galilei, Christiaan Huygens, Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Robert Hooke, Jacques-Philippe Maraldi and Francesco Bianchini. From Atlas Coelestis published 1742 by J. B. Homann in Nuremberg.

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CartographerJohann Gabriel Doppelmayr
TitlePhaenomena in Planetis Primariis Quae facies diversas, ex illorum phasibus, maculis et fasciis seu zonis ortas sistunt, exhibita
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, 1742
Plate Size49.0 x 58.0 cm (19.3 x 22.8 inches)
Sheet Size54.0 x 62.0 cm (21.3 x 24.4 inches)

Condition

Minor crease in lower margin backed, minor browning.

Cartographer

J. G. Doppelmayr was a Germany mathematician, cartographer and astronomer born 1671 in Nuremberg. He became Professor of Mathematics in 1704 until his death in 1750. In 1742 he completed his Atlas Coelestis together with Johann Baptist Homann. He was also member of the Royal Societies in Berlin and St. Petersburg.

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Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr: Phaenomena in Planetis Primariis Quae facies diversas, ex illorum phasibus, maculis et fasciis seu zonis ortas sistunt,....
Old coloured celestial map. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann in 1742.

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