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The constellations Leo Major and Leo Minor

Description

Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled ' The constellations Leo Major and Leo Minor'

Museum reference

T.1972.10 S

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Celestial chart, Star chart

Production information

Hall, Sidney, 1788 - 1831, Engraver
London, England, EUROPE
Leigh, Samuel, 1780 - 1831, Publisher
London, England, EUROPE

Date

1820 - 1825

Materials

Cardboard, Tissue paper

Physical description

Engraved hand-coloured card, thin paper light-diffuser

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/reflecting-telescope/telescopes/2-celestial-charts

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
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Earth In Space »
Space (Star Charts) »
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