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GEMINI 4: SPACEWALK, 1965. Astronaut Edward H. White during spacewalk, 3 June 1965.
JAPAN: ASTRONOMY, 1936. Women watching stars. Color drawing, 1936, by Ota Chou.
APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin standing on moon. Neil Armstrong
GALILEO: MOON. Sketches by Galileo of the moon as he saw it through the telescope
MARS MISSION, 1950s. American magazine illustration by Chesley Bonestell, early 1950s
KEPLER'S UNIVERSE, 1596. Johannes Kepler's model of the universe
APOLLO 15, 1971. Jim Irwin standing by the lunar rover, Mount Hadley in the background.
TURKISH ASTRONOMERS. Astronomers in the Istanbul observatory. Ottoman manuscript illumination
PTOLEMY (2nd CENTURY A.D.). Alexandrian astronomer, mathematician and geographer
CELESTIAL PLANISPHERE, 1660. Schiller's Christianized Heaven, southern hemisphere
SPACE: APOLLO 11. President Richard M. Nixon applauds astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins
SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER. Photographed in orbit.
SPACE: APOLLO 9. Apollo 9, March 1969: Command and Service Modules viewed from docked
MENTAL ILLNESS. The moon affecting women's minds. Detail of a French engraving
CELESTIAL PLANISPHERE. Southern Hemisphere, by Carel Allard, Amsterdam.
YOUNG ASTRONOMER. Leyden School. Oil on oak, second half of 17th century.
ZEISS PLANETARIUM PROJECTOR. Greenwich Planetarium, England.
APOLLO 17: BOULDER, 1972. Astronaut Harrison H
APOLLO 17, DECEMBER 1972: Front of Lunar Rover and Schmitt working by large boulder.
COPERNICAN UNIVERSE with the sun at the center. Engraving, Dutch, 17th century.
COMET OF 1812. Seen from the Pont Neuf in Paris. Contemporary French colored engraving.
CHINESE ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK tower built in the 11th century
CHINESE ASTRONOMER, 1675. Chinese painting, 1675.
MAP OF THE UNIVERSE, 1660. According to the theories of Tycho Brahe (1546-1601)
ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY. Observatory at Peking, China
NICOLAUS COPERNICUS (1473-1543). Polish astronomer. Observing the skies at night
JOHANNES HEVELIUS (1611-1687). Polish astronomer. Hevelius and his wife, Elisabeth
APOLLO 11: EARTH. Apollo 11: View of Earth from 160,000 miles.
APOLLO 15: JIM IRWIN, 1971. Astronaut Jim Irwin saluting the American flag by the lunar rover
ASTRONOMER, 1530. An astronomer trying to discover the secrets behind the Milky Way
CELESTIAL PLANISPHERE, 1660. Celestial planisphere of the northern hemisphere
APOLLO 15: MOON, 1971. Oblique view of the Moon's farside from command module in orbit
APOLLO 16: EARTH. Apollo 16: Earth from command module with North America at center.
ASTRONOMERS atop Mount Athos, Greece, study the heavens with the aid of astrolabes
JUPITER, EUROPA, & IO. Voyager I photograph of Jupiter, Europa, and Io from 20 million
PTOLEMAIC UNIVERSE, 1525. The Earth as the center of the universe, surrounded by the 12 wind gods
CELESTIAL HEMISPHERE, 1790. James Barlow's map of the southern celestial hemisphere
PRE-COPERNICAN UNIVERSE. A pre-Copernican (Ptolemaic) conception of the universe
PTOLEMY: ALMAGEST, 1490. List of star positions from an English ms
TYCHO BRAHE (1546-1601). Danish astronomer
ANATOMICAL MAN. Anatomical/Astrological Man
SPACE: SKYLAB 3, 1973. The Skylab 3 space station photographed in orbit, 1973.
EDWIN 'BUZZ' ALDRIN (1930-). Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin. American astronaut
PHASES OF THE MOON. Woodcut designed by Hans Holbein the Younger from Sebastian Munster's
GALILEO GALILEI (1564-1642). Galileo before the Holy Office in 1633. After the painting
CONSTELLATION: VIRGO, 1825. Figuration of Virgo
JOHN FLAMSTEED, c. 1700. Royal astronomer John Flamsteed, his one paid assistant
ESCORIAL: TAPESTRY. Tapestry depicting astronomy at the Escorial Palace, Spain, 16th
ZODIAC SIGN: LIBRA, c1350. Manuscript illumination, Polish, mid-14th century, for
CONSTELLATION: SAGITTARIUS. Figuration of the constellations Sagittarius, Corona Australis
CONSTELLATION: TAURUS. Figuration of the constellation Taurus (bull)
ZODIAC: SAGITTARIUS. Fresco, 1575, from Villa Farnese, Caprarola, Italy.
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