Of considerable dimensions this planisphere strikes for the refinement of the graphic sign. In the four corners of the map populations coming from far countries, rare animals and plants are drawn. Between New Zealand and the Magellan Straits there is a table of distances. Below the table, south there is the sphere representing the moving planets according to the Hypothesis Ptolemaica, followed by the map of the Arctic Pole, the celestial map and the map of the Antarctic Pole, in the end there is the sphere with the moving planets according to the Hypothesis Tychonica. Realized according to the copper engraving technique it consists of several sheets on cuts of cloth, which improves its maintenance, makes its legibility casier and facilitates the transport.
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