Globe x-ray by Peter Anich

Globe x-ray

Peter Anich

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Globe x-ray

Celestial table globe. Astronomical details on the sphere are the same as Anich GLB0078. There is a magnitude table below Crater in a cartouche, with the numbers of stars given for each magnitude class. A total of 1863 stars are depicted and three star groups are named. The Milky Way is drawn but not labelled. The Small Magellanic Cloud is labelled and the nova in Cassiopeia is indicated by the date 1572. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and four of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. Three southern constellations are drawn, as well as those of Plancius and all those of Hevelius. Not all the constellations are labelled and some are spelled incorrectly.

The sources used by Anich are the celestial maps of Johann Matthias Haas (1684-1742), published in the Atlas Geograpics in 1749. For the horizon, Anich copied Matthaeus Seutter GLB0112. It is understood that at least 22 mounted copies of Anich's celestial and terrestial globes are still in existance, including two of the four Anich globes described here. The construction of the globe is the same as Anich GLB0133, however, the hour circle and the pointer are missing. A repair has been made in Toucan, which has been redrawn in manuscript.
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  • Image reference: F7351-001

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