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dc.creatorHevelius, Johannes, 1611-1687
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-19T18:58:56Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-19T18:58:56Z
dc.date.issued 1647
dc.identifier.citation Hevelius, Johannes, 1611-1687. "Hevelii selenographia, finis." (1647) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/78844.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/78844
dc.description Page image from bound volume which has the following bibliographic description: [17], 563, 1 unnumbered page, [70] leaves of plates (some folded), 40 pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portrait ; 36 cm
dc.description.abstract Selenographia contains detailed descriptions with illustrations of the surface of the moon. Hevelius included 40 engravings representing the Moon in different phases. The engraved frontispiece by Jeremias Falck depicts portraits of Alhazen and Galileo. One of the engravings is of Hevelius with one of his telescopes. Many of the names given to lunar features by Hevelius are still in use.
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subjectAstronomy--Early works to 1800
dc.title Hevelii selenographia, finis
dc.type Book
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the Epson Perfection 1670 PHOTO or Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, 400 ppi. Derivative files are PDF for text and JPG & JPEG2000 for images.
dc.date.digital 2014
dc.source.collection This volume forms part of the Woodson Research Center's History of Science book collection. Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
dc.identifier.original QB29 .H44 1647
dc.identifier.digital wrc04101
dc.type.dcmi Image
dcterms.accessRights public domain


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