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Tycho Brahe's Bipartite arc
Engraving of Tycho Brahe's bipartite arc for measuring small angular distances of stars ('Arcus bipartitus minoribus siderum distantiis inserviens'), in his Uraniborg observatory on the island of Hven. Illustration from Astronomia instauratae mechanica, by Tycho Brahe (Hamburg, 1598).
Original: engraving. 1598
- Image reference: RS-9135
- The Royal Society
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