haeul: ‘천상열차분야지도’ - 14th century Korean star map...

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’ - century Korean star map (digital image) (Source: haeul, via tif-pu) via

Abraham Cresques , Atlas de cartes marines , dit [Atlas catalan]. -- 1375 -- manuscrits

A very beautiful 1375 Catalan atlas by Abraham Cresques, a Jewish cartographer from Palma, Majorca.

“Arabic Star Lists, c.1065 CE. @bodleianlibs. Ptolemy’s constellations codified c.9thc. CE, after Arabic publications.”

History of Astronomy on

Arabic Star Lists, c. The earliest compilation of Ptolemy’s constellations became codified only in the century CE, after it was published in Arabic. From the Bodleian Library, Oxford

This instrument is clear evidence of the links between the astrolabe and astrology. On one side is an astrolabe for a single latitude, and on the other an astrological volvelle, used to find the positions of planets and other celestial bodies, especially in relation to the traditional astrological houses.

Links between astrolabe & astrology. On 1 side is an astrolabe 4 a single latitude & on th other an astrological volvelle, th positions f planets & other celestial bodies, especially in relation traditional astrological houses

Astronomy charts from Tibet

would be a nice steampunk design. so beautiful allthingsstrange: Ornate and complex astronomy charts from Tibet. Align the stars

Travel Through Time With These Strange and Beautiful Visualizations of the Universe | A depiction of a total eclipse that occurred on May 12, 1706. Courtesy the Library of Congress | WIRED.com

Travel Through Time With These Strange and Beautiful Visualizations of the Universe

Celestial Maps :: A depiction of a total eclipse that occurred on May Courtesy the Library of Congress

황도12궁_천상열차분야지도

황도12궁_천상열차분야지도

This is the oldest surviving Anglo-American star map, made in 1780 by Simeon De Witt.

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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Tenmon Bun’ya no zu (map showing divisions of the heavens and regions they govern) star map with wooden case by Shibukawa Harumi Japan, Combines Shibukawa’s systematic astronomical observations with concepts from Chinese field-allocation astrology.

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