Planet Sizes and Orientation Antique Astronomy Print 1857


Relative Planet Sizes and Orientation
plate 14.Figs. 1-11. Relative sizes of the planetswith respect to the sun's dia12-15. Positions meter of Satum and its 118ring earth with respect to the 11916-35. Apparent size of the planetsin their perigee and apogee 12036-45. Apparent size of the sun as46-54. Comparison eeen from the of the planets diameters 120of the moon and the planetsto the diameter of the earth 12155. Mode of observing transit ofVenus .12156. Total eclipse of the sun 122*' 57. Aurora borealis 14558. Aurora australis. 14559. Mock suns …. 145
Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science Literature and Art by JG Heck Issued 1857 New York

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