Beautiful plates from “The Harmonia Macrocosmica,” a star atlas written by Andreas Cellarius and published by Johannes Janssonius in the 1660s. Collections of the Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

"Planisphaerium. Braheum, sive structura Mundi Titus, ex hypothesi Tychonis Brahei in plano delineata." Engraved in 1856.
“Planisphaerium. Braheum, sive structura Mundi Titus, ex hypothesi Tychonis Brahei in plano delineata.” Plate 6. Engraved in 1656. Image © Faculty of Science, Utrecht University. Fair use license. via https://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/cellarius/images/hm/hm_06.jpg
"Orbium planetarum terram complectenium scenographia." Plate 3.
“Orbium planetarum terram complectenium scenographia.” Plate 3. Image © Faculty of Science, Utrecht University. Fair use license. via https://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/cellarius/images/hm/hm_03.jpg
"Scenographia systematis Copernicani." Plate 5.
“Scenographia systematis Copernicani.” Plate 5. Image © Faculty of Science, Utrecht University. Fair use license. via https://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/cellarius/images/hm/hm_05.jpg
"Solis circa orbem terrarum spiralis Revolutio." Plate 17.
“Solis circa orbem terrarum spiralis Revolutio.” Plate 17. Image © Faculty of Science, Utrecht University. Fair use license. via https://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/cellarius/images/hm/hm_17.jpg
"Planisphaerium Copernicanum sive systema Systema universi totius creati ex hypothesi Copernicana in plano Exhibitum." Plate 4.
“Planisphaerium Copernicanum sive systema Systema universi totius creati ex hypothesi Copernicana in plano Exhibitum.” Plate 4. Image © Faculty of Science, Utrecht University. Fair use license. via https://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/cellarius/images/hm/hm_04.jpg

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