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antique Constellation star map circa 1900s vintage map of stars visible in Britain Astronomy star chart blue white

Antique 1880s Whittaker's Planisphere Made in Germany in A wonderful antique c. 1880s Whittaker's Planisphere comprising of five layers, four of which are thick cardboard,the fifth, sandwiched in the very center, being of paper and forming the main body and center of the dial with the constellations. The dial, when rotated to the current time and date, displays to the user the stars/constellations currently present in the sky above (at latitude 40 degrees north, which includes NYC). The…

ORBITS of THE PLANETS - Antique Astronomy Print C.1850 - Constellations, Celestial Bodies, Pathway of Comets, Solar System, Matted 12x16" by AntiquePrintBoutique on Etsy

ARTOGI ARTIST of the month is the incredible Jaime Ibarra. Giving Art Life. THE SIRENS STORY The body of work that I am calling Sirens is a combination of all my personal work for the past few years, weather I realized it or not. I have researched, collected and built this series in my mind for longer then I can remember. And it is finally taking form. The concept behind this project was to take an astrological constellation and combine it with a statue from antiquity then creating a…

Cow, Fox and Crane stone and with overlying modern star map at Göbeklitepe Turkey With such a good correspondence between the figures and the stars, the cow represents a particular dilemma. The stars apparent above the fox do not well match the cow shape in terms of a constellation and this region of the sky containing Hercules and Bootes is already represented by other stones. The orientation of the cow itself is curious, the body is seen from the side where the head is viewed from the…

This is a delightful print of a constellation map that restored from a rare astronomy textbook. It has a rich blue background, which Ive antiqued with a delicate patina. I just love how it instantly adds vintage charm to any room. Printed on archival museum-quality paper, you can this buy framed or unframed. SEE MORE ❤ Astronomy & navigation: http://etsy.me/2isMmTm ❤ Starfishes & seashells: http://etsy.me/2iOysMX ❤ Fish & sea animals: http:/&#x...

The Etruscans used haruspicy (searching for omens in the entrails of animals) to predict the future. Etruscan fortunetellers were famed for their liver reading skills. After a sacrifice the body was opened up and the liver was read. It was divided into region which correspond with the constellations in the sky. A bronze liver unearthed by archaeologists at Piacenza was divided into forty regions, each marked with name of a different god. ["World Religions" ed by Geoffrey Parrinder, New York]

Illustration of the constellation Pisces Austrinus, the Southern fish, swallowing water, with red discs and notation of the number 12 (̶...

Did you know: Virgo is one of two zodiac signs to have a human representation rather than animal or beast. Throughout history, the Virgin is usually portrayed holding a sheaf of wheat depicting the coming of the harvest, where the most prominent star in the constellation is named Spica, meaning Ear of Corn.

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