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Fig. Com. CCCLXXI A. C. No. 72
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Stopendaal, B.
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1668
Materials: ink; laid paper; mounting
Measurements: 8 1/4 in x 12 1/4 in
Monochrome engraving depicting a star chart with both the component stars (with differing symbols corresponding to different magnitudes) and the figural representation of several constellations, including Andromeda and Pegasus. Shows the progress of a 1533 comet across this region of the night sky. From the book "Theatrum Cometicum".