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Johann Bayer - Uranometria | Fortin 1776 | Flamsteed 1781 | Bode 1782 | Fortin 1795 | Goldbach 1799 | Ciera/Villas-Boas 1804 | Bode 1805 | Unknown 18xx? | Jamieson 1822 | Hoffmann 1835 | Messier's Comet Observations | Krieger Moon Atlas

Johann Bayer - Uranometria

Some plates of the famous Uranometria Atlas (two editions 1624/1639/1641/1648/1655/1661/1666/1689? (light blue background) & 1661 (dark blue background)) by Johann Bayer I acquired in 2014 and 2016.
First published in Augsburg, Germany, in 1603 by Christoph Mang (Christophorus Mangus) as "Uranometria: omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aereis laminis expressa".
It was the first atlas to cover the entire celestial sphere.
Plate 2 - Ursa Major
Plate 2 - Ursa Major
Plate 5 - Bootes
Plate 5 - Bootes
Plate 6 - Corona
Plate 6 - Corona
Plate 7 - Hercules
Plate 7 - Hercules
Plate 12 - Auriga
Plate 12 - Auriga
Plate 13 - Serpentarius
Plate 13 - Serpentarius
Plate 14 - Serpens
Plate 14 - Serpens
Plate 15 - Sagitta
Plate 15 - Sagitta
Plate 16 - Aquila
Plate 16 - Aquila
Plate 20 - Andromeda
Plate 20 - Andromeda
Plate 36 - Eridanus
Plate 36 - Eridanus
Plate 37 - Lepus
Plate 37 - Lepus
Plate 38 - Navis
Plate 38 - Navis
Plate 39 - Canis Minor
Plate 39 - Canis Minor
Plate 40 - Canis Major
Plate 40 - Canis Major
Plate 43 - Corvus
Plate 43 - Corvus
Plate 44 - Hydra
Plate 44 - Hydra
Plate 47 - Corona Meridionalis
Plate 47 - Corona Meridionalis