Taurus, from John Flamsteed's 'Atlas Coelestis' Anonymous
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Taurus, from John Flamsteed's 'Atlas Coelestis'
The constellation Taurus (the bull), with part of Orion (the hunter). Map 2 from John Flamsteed's Atlas Coelestis, or star atlas (London, 1729). This was the first celestial atlas based on telescopic observations. Published posthumously, it was the work of the Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed FRS (1646-1719), and used the catalogue of 2935 stars in his 1725 Historia Coelestis Britannica.
Original: engraving. 1729
- Image reference: RS-10434
- The Royal Society
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