Men, monsters, and the modern universe

Men, monsters, and the modern universe

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P. 9-65: A celestial atlas by Alexander Jamieson [extracts, with commentary] -- P. 73-80: Seasonal finding charts -- P. 81-[104]: The bright star atlas 2000.0 [by] Will Tirion [with] catalog of selected objects [by] Brian Skiff.Featured on this chart is the classic constellation Auriga, the charioteer, also called the Wagoner on some old maps. ... Auriga is shown holding a goat and its kids, and these creatures are shown here, as well as on other old star maps, at a grossly disproportionate ... His son was Sir John Herschel, who we quoted earlier with regard to the type of constellation outline pictures contained on the Jamiesonanbsp;...

Title:Men, monsters, and the modern universe
Author:George Lovi, Wil Tirion
Publisher: - 1989


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