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Cosmography Manuscript (12th Century)

- July 25, 2018 in astrology, astronomy, cosmography, diagrams

Wonderful series of medieval cosmographic diagrams and schemas sourced from a late 12th-century English manuscript.

Cosmography Manuscript (12th Century)

- July 25, 2018 in astrology, astronomy, best of celestial, cosmography, diagrams

Wonderful series of medieval cosmographic diagrams and schemas sourced from a late 12th-century English manuscript.

The Sky: A Film Lesson in “Nature Study” (1928)

- May 24, 2018 in astrology, astronomy, moon, planets, sky, sun

Short educational film on what can be seen in the night sky through a telescope, including a look at constellations, the mountains of the moon, the planets, and the sun.

The Sky: A Film Lesson in “Nature Study” (1928)

- May 24, 2018 in astrology, astronomy, moon, planets, sky, sun

Short educational film on what can be seen in the night sky through a telescope, including a look at constellations, the mountains of the moon, the planets, and the sun.

Aratea: Making Pictures with Words in the 9th Century

- March 14, 2017 in aratea, astrology, astronomy, calligram, constellations, pictures made of words, pictures with words, stars, zodiac

Some of the earliest examples of calligrams found in a 9th-century astronomical manuscript on the constellations.

Aratea: Making Pictures with Words in the 9th Century

- March 14, 2017 in aratea, astrology, astronomy, calligram, constellations, pictures made of words, pictures with words, stars, zodiac

Some of the earliest examples of calligrams found in a 9th-century astronomical manuscript on the constellations.

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings (1882)

- December 14, 2016 in astronomy, gypsy moths, illustrations of space, moths, trouvelot

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings published in 1882, a collection of 15 exquisite pastel works created by the French artist, astronomer and amateur entomologist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot.

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings (1882)

- December 14, 2016 in astronomy, gypsy moths, illustrations of space, moths, trouvelot

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings published in 1882, a collection of 15 exquisite pastel works created by the French artist, astronomer and amateur entomologist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot.

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings (1882)

- December 14, 2016 in astronomy, gypsy moths, illustrations of space, moths, trouvelot

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings published in 1882, a collection of 15 exquisite pastel works created by the French artist, astronomer and amateur entomologist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot.

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings (1882)

- December 14, 2016 in astronomy, gypsy moths, illustrations of space, moths, trouvelot

The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings published in 1882, a collection of 15 exquisite pastel works created by the French artist, astronomer and amateur entomologist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot.