Constellations Antique Map Print (1772)
Archival print reproduction of an antique constellation map from 1772 by Tobias Conrad Lotter.
- Medium: Art print
- Paper: 100% cotton, museum-quality, heavyweight, matte finish
- Ink: Archival pigment ink
- Size: 16x19 inches (includes a 1/4 inch white border)
About This Map
Shows the entire sky in the northern and southern hemispheres, with the Milky Way and many constellations represented. Also includes 6 inset diagrams showing different theories for the motions of objects in the solar system (based on Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe) as well as the motions of the Earth and Moon.
Title: Planisphaerium Coeleste Secundum Restitutionem Hevelianam et Hallejanam (Celestial Planisphere According to the Reinstatement of Hevelius and Halley)
Author: Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717-1777)