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

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Maker: Stech, Andreas / Saal, Isaac

Year: 1673

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Collection: Hevelius, Johannes. Machina coelestis pars prior

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Chinnici, Ileana "Astrum 2009: Astronomy and Instruments: Italian Heritage Four Hundred Years after Galileo". Edizioni Musei Vaticani. 2009, p. 162, 3.L.05.

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. 50.

Image credit Milan, INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera.

Hevelius, Johannes. "Machina Coelestis, Pars Prior. Danzig: Poland. 1673. B.B.

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This image is an engraving of Hevelius's observatory, including three large refracting telescopes suspended from supports with an additional long refractor being repaired below the platform.

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