• Creator
  • Bode, Johann Elert, 1747-1826
  • Created Date
  • 1801
  • Publisher
  • Berolini
  • Description
  • Star atlases by Bayer and Hevelius showed only the brightest stars. Bode in his Uranographia showed all the stars that could be seen without a telescope - he listed 17,240 in his catalog that accompanies the 20 sheet atlas. Bode also was one of the first to show the boundaries of the constellations. Uranographia was both the most elaborate atlas of stars and constellations published to date and perhaps the last great star atlas. Outline and fu... more
    Star atlases by Bayer and Hevelius showed only the brightest stars. Bode in his Uranographia showed all the stars that could be seen without a telescope - he listed 17,240 in his catalog that accompanies the 20 sheet atlas. Bode also was one of the first to show the boundaries of the constellations. Uranographia was both the most elaborate atlas of stars and constellations published to date and perhaps the last great star atlas. Outline and full color of constellations. less