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End of Eridanus
Celestial table globe. It forms a pair with the anonymous terrestrial globe, GLB0248. Astronomical details on the sphere include a labelled magnitude table in front of Ursa major. A total of two stars and two star groups are named. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations are drawn with many incorrect spellings for their names. Only one of the non-Ptolemaic constellations is drawn and labelled. Bootes is depicted with hunting dogs& there is a male figure at the end of Eridanus, close to Acarnar& Co.ma Berenices is missing& and Antinous is in the Demongenet sytle.
- Image reference: D7749_3
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London