Other important star maps of the Golden Age
The four people highlighted in Chapter 6 were very important for their innovations and influences on others. Each made contributions that added to the accuracy of stellar location in the sky and included more stars in the process. Although attractive visually, their atlases were not necessarily the most beautiful of the Golden Age. In fact, in terms of sheer beauty, some of the works from people discussed in this chapter were superior. Other atlases had wide appeal for different reasons and were quite popular with the public.
KeywordsArabic Numeral Stellar Magnitude Star Catalog Vernal Equinox Autumnal Equinox
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