Ulloa’s map of the Moon

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Selenographia de la Luna – Juan Y Ulloa

Observaciones astronómicas y phisicas hechas de orden de Su Majestad en los reinos del Perú. Madrid, 1748.

Courtesy EA Whitaker

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Tobias Mayer’s Lunar Globe (1750)

Publisher: Marbach : Tobias-Mayer-Museum; Bremen; Berlin Ars Mechanica Marbach Tobias-Mayer-Verein 2008
Original: 1750, Reconstruction (6 plates): 2008
Technology: Wooden globe
Cartographers of the reprint: Günther Oestmann und Felix Lühning (2008)
History: By 1750, made the Göttingen astronomer Tobias Mayer (1723-1762) made 24 map segments for the first reliable globe of the moon.  The project was left unfinished, and part of the map segments disappeared. In 2005 Tobias Mayer club decided to reconstruct the lunar globe. The production of the globe and the addition of the missing map segments was in the years 2005 – 2008.

Based on Tobias Mayer’s map.

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Image source: (c) ÖNB Kartensammlung und Globenmuseum

References:
http://hans.sub.uni-goettingen.de/cgi-bin/hans/hans.pl?x=u&t_show=x&wertreg=KOR&wert=oestmann%2C+guenther+%5B1959-%5D+++BEITR.+OBJEKT&reccheck=73338
http://data.onb.ac.at/rec/AC08204645

Tobias Mayer’s maps of the Moon (1748, 1775)

Date : 1748
Title: Lunar eclipse map /  Représentation de l’eclipse partiale de la Lune qui arrivera la nuit du 8 au 9 d’août, 1748 dressée suivant les lois de la vraie projection et accompagné d’un imprimé qui lui servira d’éclaircissement / par T. Maier.
Publisher: Homann.
Cartographer: Mayer JT
Source: ark:/12148/btv1b7710369w
Nomenclature: Riccioli
Language: German, French, Latin
Coordinates: this is the first map showing lat/lon coordinate system (north up)

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Note: some details of the original image, that are not part of this Lunar map, have been edited out

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1748
http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b7710369w/f1.zoom.r=.langEN

 

mayer_1775

Mayer, T. 1775: Opera inedita; Gottingae

 

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Courtesy of EA Whitaker

Mayers map with Cassini’s Heart

Hevelius’ map of the Moon (1645-1746)

1645

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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)

 

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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