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nova in Cygnus
Celestial table globe. It forms a pair with a terrestrial globe, Blaeu GLB0152. Astronomical details on the sphere include a labelled magnitude table between Eridanus and Dorado in a cartouche. The Milky Way and the Megallanic Clouds are labelled, and there is a nova in Cassiopeia. A total of 17 stars and two star groups are named. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and four of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn& the 12 southern constellations of Plancius are also drawn. All of the constellations follow the style of Saenredam but Bootes is shown here with dogs.
Willem Jansz Blaeu
- Image reference: D7242_b
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London