Atlas Novus Coelestis

The Atlas Novus Coelestis (1742) is the major work of Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr. It includes a "collection of diagrams with explanations intended as an introduction to the fundamentals of astronomy. Besides star charts and a selenographic map, the Atlas includes diagrams illustrating the planetary systems of Copernicus, Tycho, and Riccioli; the elliptic theories of Kepler, Boulliau, Seth Ward, and Mercator; the lunar theories of Tycho, Horrocks, and Newton; and Halley's cometary theory." (Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Volume IV, page 116 Read More