Magnitude table by Vopel

Magnitude table


Fine art poster

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    • x cm image ( x in)

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We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.

Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.

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Magnitude table

Celestial table globe. Astronomical details on the sphere include a magnitude table in front of Ursa Major. The Milky Way is labelled. A total of three stars and two star groups are named. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and two of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. However, not all the Ptolemaic constellations are labelled and some of them are spelt incorrectly.

The cartography is copied from a celestial globe of 1536 by Caspar Vopel. The names and the style of the constellations are identical, apart from the fact that the engravings for the constellations and the graduated scale are rough compared to those of Vopel. The maker obviously was an amateur and the use of soft copper, which was easier to cut, supports this. Therefore, the globe may have been made any time after 1536.

  • Image reference: F1058

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