Cards from “Astronomia,” a deck of educational astronomy cards pertaining to the solar system. 1829-31. Published by F. G. Moon, Threadneedle Street, London.

"Vesta" (Spring).
“Vesta” (Spring). Hand-colored engraving. Collection of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven. In the public domain due to age. via https://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3830415
"Luna" (Moon).
“Luna” (Moon). Hand-colored engraving. Collection of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven. In the public domain due to age. via https://brblroom26.wordpress.com/2008/01/15/theres-a-moon-in-the-sky/
"Saturn." (Planetary card for summer).
“Saturn.” (Planetary card for summer). 1829. Hand-colored engraving. Image courtesy of http://www.georgeglazer.com, George Glazer Gallery, New York City. Fair use license. via https://www.georgeglazer.com/archives/maps/archive-celestial/astronomia.html

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