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Fig.5-observat: Stellae Mirae in ceto ad Communicat, siverianam pertinens
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Gerardi, G.
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1668
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 8 in x 11 in
Monochrome astronomical chart depicting the constellations Cetus, part of Aries, and Piscus Austr. The Equator cuts a diagonal across the chart.