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A description of the selenographia

Russell, John

A description of the selenographia

an apparatus for exhibiting the phenomena of the moon. Together with an account of some of the purposes which it may be applied to. By John Russell, R.A.

by Russell, John

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Published by printed for W. Faden in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],27,[1]p.,plates
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19340281M

  Hevelius made observations of sun-spots, –, devoted four years to charting the lunar surface, discovered the moon’s libration in longitude, and published his results in Selenographia (), a work which entitles him to be called the founder of lunar topography. He discovered four comets in the several years , , and.   The book Its not full of gushy New-Age-speak. It does not concentrate on fortune-telling, the acknowledged association and stereotype of "divination", but demystifies the "spooky" stuff (seances, witchdoctors) and shows how the various forms are simply tools for accessing and utilizing the wisdom of Mystery/5.

Johannes Hevelius and his Catalog of Stars. The Millionth-Volume Acquisition, The J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Library. by Hevelius] Brigham Young University. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Several copies of Selenographia sive Lunae descriptio still exist, including one in the Huntington Library near Los Angeles, another at the Hubble telescope observatory, and one in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. There were about 1, first editions printed that now command about $50, each.

A field book of the stars‎ (3 C, 2 F) A manual of spherical and practical astronomy () ‎ (11 F) A treatise on astronomy, in which the elements of the science are deduced in a natural order, from the appearances of the heavens to an observer on the earth; demonstrated on mathematical principles ‎ (13 F). This book was designed for secretly communicating with one or more people using the same method. Modern communication is infinitely easier. While some of the Trithemius’ methods are telepathic or otherwise secretive, practitioners might find it easier to apply etheric, evocative, or qabalistic methods from the writings of Franz Bardon/5(3).


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A description of the selenographia by Russell, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Selenographia: Sive, Lunae descriptio Hardcover – January 1, by Johannes Hevelius (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Johannes Hevelius.

Selenography is the study of the surface and physical features of the ically, the principal concern of selenographists was the mapping and naming of the lunar maria, craters, mountain ranges, and other various task was largely finished when high resolution images of the near and far sides of the Moon were obtained by orbiting spacecraft during the.

Title: Selenographia sive Lunae descriptio Creator: Johannes Hevelius Date Created: Location Created: Gdansk Provenance: A gift of Roman Umiastowski Type: Book About the author: Johannes Hevelius (), a Polish astronomer, founder of the modern selenography.

Sincemember of the Royal Society. Inhe set up an astronomical. Selenographia, sive Lunae descriptio (Selenography, or A Description of The Moon) was printed in and is a milestone work by Johannes includes the first detailed map of the moon, created from Hevelius's personal his treatise, Hevelius reflected on the difference between his own work and that of Galileo Galilei.

In he published Selenographia, sive lunae description. In this ambitious work, he revealed all of telescopic astronomy, but the centerpiece was the section containing engravings of all phases of the Moon, both waxing and waning, and three large plates of the full Moon that showed the parts of the Moon revealed by libration, a slow.

Get this from a library. Selenographia: sive, Lunae descriptio: facsimile reprint of the original edition of [Johannes Hevelius]. ption: Page image from bound volume which has the following bibliographic description: [17],1 unnumbered page, [70] leaves of plates (some folded), 40 pages of plates: illustrations, maps, portrait ; 36 cm: ct: Selenographia contains detailed descriptions with illustrations of the surface of the moon.

Selenographia contains detailed descriptions with illustrations of the surface of the moon. Hevelius included 40 engravings representing the Moon in different phases.

The engraved frontispiece by Jeremias Falck depicts portraits of Alhazen and Galileo. One of the engravings is of Hevelius with one of his telescopes.

Johannis Hevelii Selenographia: sive, Lunae descriptio: atque accurata, tam macularum ejus, quam motuum diversorum, aliarumque omnium vicissitudinum, phasiumque, telescopii ope deprehensarum, delineatio in quâ simul caeterorum omnium planetarum nativa facies, variaeq́ue observationes, praesertim autem macularum solarium, atq́ue jovialium, tubospicillo acquisitae.

Selenographia: sive Lunae description; atqueaccurata, tam Macularum eius delineatio Addita est, lentes expoliendi nova ratio. Danzig: Andreas Hënefeld for the author, 2 o ( x mm). Half-title with conjugate blank leaf, title printed in red and black.

Get this from a library. A description of the selenographia: an apparatus for exhibiting the phenomena of the moon. Together with an account of some of the purposes which it may be applied to. By John Russell, R.A. [John Russell].

"Gedani gloria; coelum accurate spectandum, nove-reperto modo, exhibentis ([Danzig] Typis Hünefeldianis, )" by Johannes Reginchomus and Michael Kirsten in praise of Hevelius: [8] p. inserted. With this are bound the author's Observatio eclipseos solaris Gedani anno aerae christianaedie 8.

Aprilis. [Danzig. ] and Eclipsis solis observata Gedani anno â. HEVELIUS, Johannes. Selenographia: sive Lunae description; atque accurata, tam Macularum eius delineation Addita est, lentes expoliendi nova ratio.

Gedani edita: autoris sumtibus typis Hunefeldianis, [Danzig, Andreas Hünefeld for the author, ] Folio, mm. x; Contemporary full vellum binding with Yapp edges; pp. 28 nn., including Half title and red and. This Old Map InPolish astronomer Johannes Hevelius published the Selenographia sive Lunae Descriptio (Selenography or the description of the moon).

[Ed Note: Selenography is named after the Greek moon goddess Selene[1].] Historian of astronomy Albert Van Helden explains: In Selenographia he presented engravings of every conceivable phase of the Moon.

Steganographia book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This Book Is In Latin. Due to the very old age and scarcity of this b /5.

Selenographia is the last of the three works which make up Inconstant Moon, the others being the original guided tours and the Cyclopedia Selenica reference zone. Inconstant Moon has been generously allowed to use the magnificent photographs of the Consolidated Lunar Atlas, and has used these to build a set of 44 mosaic images which continuously cover the entire visible face.

Selenographia, sive Lunae descriptio is a work of Johannes Hevelius, published in Media in category "Selenographia" The following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 : Johannes Hevelius.

English: Fleuron from book: A description of the selenographia: an apparatus for exhibiting the phenomena of the moon. Together with an account of some of the purposes which it may be applied to. By John Russell, R.A. 86 A description of the selenographia- an apparatus for exhibiting the phenomena of the moon Fleuron T Johannis Hevelii Selenographia; sive, Lunae descriptio Call Number: QB H48+ Oversize (Request the physical item to view in our reading room).

Half leather and cloth binding, gold stamped spine with Naval Observatory insignia. Rare book. Place: Poland -- Gdansk. - Date cataloged: Septem Lettie S. Multhauf's description: Hevelius, one of the most famous astronomers of his time, was born in Dantzig, Germany, where his father was a brewer.

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Johannes Hevelius making observations with a telescope. Figure F from the book Selenographia by Johannes Hevelius (Gdansk, ). Associated place > Europe > Germany > Europe > Poland: Supported by the De Laszlo Foundation. Powered by MuseumIndex+ CollectionsOnline.Pseudo-Dionysius (5th or 6th century) There are few figures in the history of Western Spirituality who are more enigmatic than the fifth or sixth-century writer known as the Pseudo-Dionysius.

The real identity of the person who chose to write under the pseudonym of Dionysius the Areopagite is 3/5(2).