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Antonius Maria Schyrleus de Rheita, Oculus Enoch et Eliae …


Antonius Maria Schyrleus de Rheita (1597-1660)
Oculus Enoch et Eliæ …, Antwerp, 1645
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, MED 2070, p. 357

The finest aspect of this engraving of the Moon's surface is its high-quality depiction of the lunar seas and the clear contrast that it establishes between its light and dark parts.