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Johannes Schöner - Aeqvatorivm astronomicvm (1521).

Johannes Schöner - Aeqvatorivm astronomicvm (1521).

Voici un astrolabe persan avec son calendrier rotatif. Il possède un large plateau illustré astronomique complexe et variable.

Voici un astrolabe persan avec son calendrier rotatif. Il possède un large plateau illustré astronomique complexe et variable.

19th Century Astronomical Brass Orrery | From a unique collection of antique and modern scientific instruments at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/scientific-instruments/

19th Century Astronomical Brass Orrery

19th Century Astronomical Brass Orrery | From a unique collection of antique and modern scientific instruments at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/scientific-instruments/

Una serie de discos concéntricos utiliza para calcular las fases de la luna y de su posición en relación con el sol. Petrus Apianus, Astronomicum Caesareum - Ingolstadt (1540).

Una serie de discos concéntricos utiliza para calcular las fases de la luna y de su posición en relación con el sol. Petrus Apianus, Astronomicum Caesareum - Ingolstadt (1540).

1891 antique couleur céleste gravure des nébuleuses. ÉTOILES. Astronomie. impression céleste de 123 ans.

1891 antique couleur céleste gravure des nébuleuses. ÉTOILES. Astronomie. impression céleste de 123 ans.

Cellarius’ Harmonia Macrocosmica - Google Search

Cellarius’ Harmonia Macrocosmica - Google Search

Dial of Table Clock by Jacob Zech, from Britten F. J. - Old clocks and watches & their makers (1904).

Dial of Table Clock by Jacob Zech, from Britten F. J. - Old clocks and watches & their makers (1904).

"You could hold the whole world in your hands if you cradled this ostrich egg. Its carved surface shows what is thought to be the oldest known depiction of the New World on a globe" — wow!

"You could hold the whole world in your hands if you cradled this ostrich egg. Its carved surface shows what is thought to be the oldest known depiction of the New World on a globe" — wow!

The “Emperor’s Astronomy” (Petrus Apianus, 1495-1552) is one of the great masterpieces of sixteenth-century printing, and also one of the top-ten in my personal digital collection. I found the codex a couple of months ago, when I was looking for “volvelles” (or wheel chart, which is a paper slide chart with rotating parts used mainly in ancient astronomy treatises, introduced by Persian astronomer Abu Rayhan Biruni).

The “Emperor’s Astronomy” (Petrus Apianus, 1495-1552) is one of the great masterpieces of sixteenth-century printing, and also one of the top-ten in my personal digital collection. I found the codex a couple of months ago, when I was looking for “volvelles” (or wheel chart, which is a paper slide chart with rotating parts used mainly in ancient astronomy treatises, introduced by Persian astronomer Abu Rayhan Biruni).

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