Niesten’s Globe of Mars (1892)

Globe of Mars by Belgian Astronomer Louis Niesten.
Publisher: J. Lebeque & Co, Brusells, Belgium.
Dimensions: 22cm x 10cm.
Cartouche: GLOBE DE MARS dressé PAR L NIESTEN d’après les observations faites À BRUXELLES & A MILAN NOMENCLATURE SCHIAPARELLI NOMENCLATURE GREEN J. Lebèque & C.° Bruxelles
Observations were done in Brussels and Milan
Nomenclature: based on Schiaparelli’s and Green’s nomenclature (Schiaparelli’s names are shown in black, Green’s in red letters)
Orientation: South is up.
Copies: Science Museum (London); Museo La Specola (Padua); National Museum of American History (Washington)


More images here. 

Reproductions by Keith Boulger here


Segments of the globe
Historical Globes of the Red Planet
Belgium Mars globe, 1892


One thought on “Niesten’s Globe of Mars (1892)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s