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Historical cartography of the Moon

 

History of lunar cartography

images of the Moon and nomenclature of details


till 1700          from 1701 to 1800          from 1801 to 1900          since 1901


Maps of the Moon from Johann Keyll's book which is repeatedly published in 1718-1778.

Images of the Moon from editions 1725, 1746 (the improved Pierre Charles le Monier's transfer) and are provided 1778.

According to editions: Keill, John Introductiones ad veram physicam et veram astronomiam. Quibus accedunt Trigonometria. De viribus centripetalibus. De legibus attractionis, 1725

Keill, John Institutions astronomiques / Pierre Charles Le Monnier, 1746

Keill, John An introduction to the true astronomy : or astronomical lectures, 1778


Map of the Moon Johann Rost. 1723.

According to the edition: Rost, Johann Leonhard Atlas portatilis coelestis oder compendiöse Vorstellung des gantzen Welt-Gebäudes, 1723


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


till 1700          from 1701 to 1800          from 1801 to 1900          since 1901


 

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