Saal, Isaac / Stech, Andreas, 1673
Hevelius, Johannes. Machina coelestis pars prior Arrow right Arrow left

photo - whole telescope
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Maker: Saal, Isaac / Stech, Andreas

Year: 1673

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Collection: Hevelius, Johannes. Machina coelestis pars prior

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Soderlund, Inga Elmqvist. "Taking Possession of Astronomy: Frontispieces and Illustrated Title Pages in 17th-Century Books on Astronomy". Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences: 2010, p. 74. Held in the Library of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences at Stockholm University Library.

Louwman, P.J.K., and Zuidervaart, H.J., "A Certain Instrument for Seeing Far: Four Centuries of Styling the Telescope Illustrated by a Selection of Treasures from the Louwman Collection of Historic Telescopes". Wasscnaar, 2013. 51.

Hevelius, Johannes. "Machina Coelestis pars prior". Danzig. 1673.

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After a drawing by Andreas Stech. Large reflecting telescope on mast visible on the rooftop of Hevelius's house in Gdańsk (Danzig).

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