Huangdao Zongxing Tu [Ecliptic Stellar Atlas]

Printed northern and southern celestial hemispheres. The Moon, the Sun, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars also depicted. Text describes the zodiac, the lunar mansions, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and Mercury. Coloured and mounted on rice paper, with silk border and on rollers.

Object Details

ID: G200:1/2
Collection: Charts and maps
Type: Celestial chart
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Kögler, Ignatius; Chinese
Places: Extraterrestrial Places
Date made: 1741; 1780
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall sheet dimensions: 61.5 cm x 126 cm

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