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A chart of the constellation Ophiuhus with transparent ‘stars’

Stock No. 23032 Category: Tags: , , Cartographer: BRAUN, Friedrich.

Pl. XIV Ophiucus. Ophiuhus. Ophiuchus.
Stuttgart: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1856. Lithographic star chart on blue card, pierced and backed with tissue to create a transparency. Sheet 285 x 225mm.

£275

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A chart of the constellation Ophiuhus, with the outline pricked out and with yellow shaped holes for the stars, so they are illuminated when the card is held up to the light. The stars are shaped to represent their apparent magnitude.
From Braun's 'Himmels-Atlas in transparente Karten'.

Additional information

Dimensions 225 × 285 mm
Cartographer

Date

1856

Extra Info

Pl. XIV Ophiucus. Ophiuhus. Ophiuchus.

Publication

Stuttgart: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1856. Lithographic star chart on blue card, pierced and backed with tissue to create a transparency. Sheet 285 x 225mm.

Condition

A good example.

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