Telescopic view of moon and stars
- Part of Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon
Engravings from Schem. 38 of the first edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon. Depicted here is the Pleiades star cluster and the Hipparchus crater on the lunar surface, as described in Observation LIX Of multitudes of small Stars discoverable by the Telescope and Observation LX Of the Moon.
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Hooke, Robert. “Telescopic View of Moon and Stars.” In Micrographia : or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. London, England: J. Allestry, 1665. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/0c483k64v.
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