Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Stabius, Johann

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_9131

Flourishedcirca1500

Johann Stabius was court astronomer to Maximilian I in Vienna.  Albrecht Dürer’s famous celestial charts illustrate Stabius’s 1515 atlas. The star positions were provided by Conrad Heinfogel.

Selected Reference

  1. Barton, Samuel G. “Dürer and Early Star Maps.” Parts 1 and 2. Sky & Telescope 6, no. 11 (1947): 6–8; no. 12 (1947): 12–13.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA