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Celestial table globe
The astronomical details on the sphere include a labelled magnitude table above the Phoenix to the left of the title cartouche. The Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds are labelled and two star groups are named. The forty-eight Ptolemaic constellations and four of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. Eight of the southern constellations are drawn, as well as those of Plancius and two of Hevelius. However, not all the constellations are labelled.
- Image reference: D7942-001
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London