Celestial Atlas: A Journey in the Sky Through Maps (Hardcover)

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Travel across the celestial skies courtesy of the most stunning star atlases ever created during three centuries of mapmaking.

Featuring splendid illustrations of the most famous, rare, and impressive star atlases ever realized from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, this gorgeous book leads you on a journey through the constellations. Find out about the work of history's great astronomers, their sometimes-fantastic interpretations of extraterrestrial phenomena, and how our knowledge of the universe evolved. Merging art and scientific knowledge, Celestial Atlas gives us a fascinating glimpse into the past.


Product Details
ISBN: 9788854413108
ISBN-10: 8854413100
Publisher: White Star Publishers
Publication Date: January 1st, 2019
Pages: 208
Language: English