Hevelius’ map of the Moon (1647-1746)

Publication : 1647, Selenographia sive lunae descriptio. Gedani:TypisHunefelianis.
Cartographer: Johann Höwelcke (Hevelius)

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Selenographica, Source

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Selenographica, Caput VIII. Source (e-rara)

1696

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Joanne Zahn (1696) Specula physico-mathematico-historica notabilium ac mirablium sciendorum in qua MUNDI MIRABILIS OECONOMIA. Plate: Tom. 1, page 40. Norimbergae [Nuremberg] ; sumptibus Joannis Christophori Lochner bibliopolae. Literis Knorzianis. (original in black and white, in Linda Hall Library)

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Lunatio Crescens

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General chart of the full moon (Selenographica, appendix)

 

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Lunar Coordinates (related to zodiacal signs)

 

 

Johannis Hevelii Selenographia: sive, Lunae descriptio; atque ac

Index of names (detail)

 

1723

Rost, J.L. 1723; Atlas portatilis coelestis oder compendiöse Vorstellung des gantzen Welt-Gebäudes; Nürnberg/Weigel

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Image courtesy of Ton Lindemann.

1746

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Map of Hevelius, re-drawn by Lemonnier, C.P. 1746; Institutions astronomiques, Paris
Image  courtesy of Ton Lindemann.

 

See also Double map

See also Derham

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