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Andreas Cellarius, Atlas coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica (pl. 5)


Andreas Cellarius (1596-1665)
Atlas cœlestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica, Amsterdam, 1660
Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Magl. 5._.81, pl. 5

The Sun dominates the centre of this splendid plate illustrating the Copernican system. The only "update" consists of the addition, around Jupiter, of the four moons discovered by Galileo.