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Inscription above Pegasus
Celestial navigational globe. Astronomical details on the sphere are the same as Cary & Co, GLB0050. Only the brightest stars are plotted for a limited number of constellations. There are neither constellation figures nor contours of their areas. Above the title inscription there is a labelled magnitude table in a rectangular cartouche. Some stars are marked by their Bayer notation. A total of 29 stars and one star group are named. There are the names of only 27 Ptolemaic constellations and three of the non-Ptolemaic constellations.
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- Image reference: D7612_2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London