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The Ptolemaic system

Shop Scenographia systematis mvndani Ptolemaici Poster created by MyOtherPlanet.

|| A 1742 map of the solar system, printed according to act of parliament!

jessbruels: “althistories: “ A 1742 map of the solar system, printed according to act of parliament! ” Some old person beat me to my own art style!

Astrological signs are almost all wrong, as movement of moon and sun throws out zodiac

You're almost certainly not the star sign you think you are

Astrological signs are almost all wrong, as movement of moon and sun throws out zodiac - News - Gadgets and Tech - The Independent

Giuliano d’Arrigo, known as “il Pesello” (1367-1446)  Northern hemisphere, 1442-1446  Florence, San Lorenzo, Old Sacristy

Giuliano d'Arrigo, known as "il Pesello" Northern hemisphere, Florence, San Lorenzo, Old Sacristy. This fresco shows the night sky over Florence as it looked on 4 July marking René d'Anjou's propitious arrival in the city.

Early illustration of the phases of the moon

La Luna Athanasius Kircher, Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae (Rome: Scheus, 'The Selenic Shadowdial or the Process of the Lunation'.

Antique map of the solar system

Thomas Wright's Celestial Map of the Universe, Universe Stars Antique map of the Solar System Measuring the Universe by Royal Observat.

Abraham Cresques ?, Atlas de cartes marines, dit [Atlas catalan]. c.1375

Abraham Cresques ?, Atlas de cartes marines, dit [Atlas catalan]. c.1375

El cosmos en miniatura, un fascinante mapa celeste (Simeon De Witt, 1780)

This is the oldest surviving Anglo-American star map, made in 1780 by Simeon De Witt. Drawing the map, De Witt said, fostered an appreciation for “the ever shifting scenery of the skies and all the gorgeous drapery of Stars

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Geomantie manuscript commissioned by Ottheinrich which was completed between 1552 and 1557 (calligraphy by Heinrich Rüdinger and illumination by Albrecht Glockendon [attributed]). It's title is 'Geomantie' (Geomancy) - Codex Palatinus 833 Germanicus.

Horoscope, Carbon Black, Astrology, Zodiac, Globes, Instruments, Charts, Waves, Astronomy

Faulkner cartographiait ses livres, magnifiques dessins... The setting for William Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha novels — he referred to the place as “my apocryphal county."

Charts and Diagrams Drawn by Famous Authors

William Faulkner Draws Maps of Yoknapatawpha County, the Fictional Home of His Great Novels