Friday, 26 November 2021

Johannes Hevelius’s Moon Atlas

quote [ German astronomer Johannes Hevelius is often regarded as one of the last great astronomers to carry out major observational work without a telescope. With the aid of only a quadrant and an alidade, Hevelius compiled a catalog of more than fifteen hundred stars with unprecedented accuracy. ]

Headed to the moon like I'm atlas
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[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT]

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