Objects

Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.

Northern Hemisphere Star Chart

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1672
Materials: ink; laid paper; mounting
Measurements: 7 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in
Nomenclature: astronomical
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving of a star chart for the northern hemisphere. All labels in Latin. Both Andromeda and Delphinus are pointed out with pencilled arrows.


AF-AX-3050

Related Objects

thumbnail Southern Hemisphere Star Chart
AF-AX-3049
unknown
1672
View