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Moon Phases Eclipse Antique Astronomy Print 1857


Illustrating the Phases of the Moon

Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science Literature and Art by JG Heck Issued 1857 New York
plate 10.Fig. 1. Illustrating longitude the anddetermination latitude of 862. Ill'g the theory of the ellipticalorbit of the earth 1073. Ill'g tho duration of revolutionof the moon 1134. Ill'g the daily revolution of themoon around the earth 112 1135. Ill'g the phases of the moon 831136. Orbits of the moons of Jupiter 116' 7. Do. of the moons of Satum 117' 8. Do. of the moons of Uranus 1179. Orbit of the earth's moon 11810. Serpentine projection of themoon's course on the planeof the earth's orbit 113
In VG condition or better trivial spotting or foxing age toning to edges well worthy of hanging for display.

Sheet measures c. 11 3/4 x 9 1/4