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Figura 2 observat, Cometica etc. No.43
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Stopendaal, Bastiaen
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1668
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 12 in x 7 3/4 in
Monochrome star chart with several constellations, including Cetus and Andromeda, tracing the path of a comet from its first sighting in December 17, 1664, to 7 Feb 1665. Title reads "Figura 2. observat. Cometicar. Tridenti factar. ad Communicat. R. P. C. Schotti pertinens. No. 43."