“Ancient Chinese map of planet Earth’s northern sky is part of the Dunhuang Star Atlas, one of the most impressive documents in the history of astronomy. The oldest complete star atlas known, it dates.
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer is a little like the Vincent van Gogh of the infrared sky, providing the world with picturesque images of the cosmos by representing infrared light through color. This image is the nebula NGC
Atlas maior cum generales omnium totius orbis regnorum, Reiner Ottens, Amsterdam, the constellations are represented by figures from Classical antiquity. (Ordering the Heavens: A Visual History of Mapping the Universe