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    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Hercule star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, title page 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Hemispere star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Sagittaire star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Cancer star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Orion star chart 

      Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (1795)
      John Flamstéed was the first astronomer royal to King Charles II and the founder of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. This is the third edition of his star atlas. Flamstéed's method of determining right ascensions has been ...
    • Trait‚ du nivellement, triangles 

      Picard, M (Jean), 1620-1682 (1728)
      Picard was an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of astronomy at the College de France and a member of the Academie Royale de Sciences. He was the first to accurately compute the size of the Earth.
    • Trait‚ du nivellement, easel 

      Picard, M (Jean), 1620-1682 (1728)
      Picard was an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of astronomy at the College de France and a member of the Academie Royale de Sciences. He was the first to accurately compute the size of the Earth.
    • Trait‚ du nivellement, title page 

      Picard, M (Jean), 1620-1682 (1728)
      Picard was an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of astronomy at the College de France and a member of the Academie Royale de Sciences. He was the first to accurately compute the size of the Earth.
    • The celestial worlds discover'd : or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets, Systema Copernici 

      Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 (1722)
      Huygens created one of the first accurate pendulum clocks, which opened the door to determining equations of time directly thereby helping science involving planetary theory. He also discovered the nature of the rings of Saturn.
    • The celestial worlds discover'd : or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets, Sat and Jup 

      Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 (1722)
      Huygens created one of the first accurate pendulum clocks, which opened the door to determining equations of time directly thereby helping science involving planetary theory. He also discovered the nature of the rings of Saturn.
    • The celestial worlds discover'd : or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets, Saturnis 

      Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 (1722)
      Huygens created one of the first accurate pendulum clocks, which opened the door to determining equations of time directly thereby helping science involving planetary theory. He also discovered the nature of the rings of Saturn.
    • The celestial worlds discover'd : or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets, title page 

      Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 (1722)
      Huygens created one of the first accurate pendulum clocks, which opened the door to determining equations of time directly thereby helping science involving planetary theory. He also discovered the nature of the rings of Saturn.
    • Entretiens sur la pluralit‚ des mondes , garden and Sky sketch 

      Fontenelle, M de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757 (1721)
      Bernard de Fontenelle was a French scientist. Entretiens Sur La Pluralit, Des Mondes  was very popular exposition of the principles of astronomy and was influential in promoting the acceptance of the Copernican system.
    • Entretiens sur la pluralit‚ des mondes, title page 

      Fontenelle, M de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757 (1721)
      Bernard de Fontenelle was a French scientist. Entretiens Sur La Pluralit, Des Mondes  was very popular exposition of the principles of astronomy and was influential in promoting the acceptance of the Copernican system.
    • Principia mathematica, comet 

      Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 (1687)
      Principia is known as one of the greatest work in the history of science. Newton's lectures at Cambridge were the nucleus of the Principia, but it is a remarkable fact that the book itself was written in 17 or 18 months. ...
    • Principia mathematica, title page 

      Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 (1687)
      Principia is known as one of the greatest work in the history of science. Newton's lectures at Cambridge were the nucleus of the Principia, but it is a remarkable fact that the book itself was written in 17 or 18 months. ...
    • M. Manilii Astronomicon, sese odio habentia 

      Manilius, Marcus (1679)
      Astronomica is an unfinished poem on astronomy and astrology probably written between the years AD 14 and 27. Manilius is among the last of the Roman didactic poets.
    • M. Manilii Astronomicon, title page 

      Manilius, Marcus (1679)
      Astronomica is an unfinished poem on astronomy and astrology probably written between the years AD 14 and 27. Manilius is among the last of the Roman didactic poets.
    • M. Manilii Astronomicon, pre-title page illustration 

      Manilius, Marcus (1679)
      Astronomica is an unfinished poem on astronomy and astrology probably written between the years AD 14 and 27. Manilius is among the last of the Roman didactic poets.