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GEMINI 4: SPACEWALK, 1965. Astronaut Edward H. White during spacewalk, 3 June 1965.
APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin standing on moon. Neil Armstrong
JAPAN: ASTRONOMY, 1936. Women watching stars. Color drawing, 1936, by Ota Chou.
MARS MISSION, 1950s. American magazine illustration by Chesley Bonestell, early 1950s
GALILEO: MOON. Sketches by Galileo of the moon as he saw it through the telescope
APOLLO 15, 1971. Jim Irwin standing by the lunar rover, Mount Hadley in the background.
MAP OF THE UNIVERSE, 1660. According to the theories of Tycho Brahe (1546-1601)
NICOLAUS COPERNICUS (1473-1543). Polish astronomer. Observing the skies at night
CHINESE ASTRONOMER, 1675.
tower built in the 11th century. Water-driven gears rotate an armillary sphere
Southern Hemisphere, by Carel Allard, Amsterdam.
Anatomical/Astrological Man. Miniature depicting the influence of the zodiacal stars
The Earth as the center of the universe, surrounded by the 12 wind gods
A pre-Copernican (Ptolemaic) conception of the universe with the earth at the center
Johannes Kepler's model of the universe. Line engraving from his 'Mysterium Cosmographicum
Astronaut Jim Irwin saluting the American flag by the lunar rover and the lunar module
YOUNG ASTRONOMER. Leyden School. Oil on oak, second half of 17th century.
MENTAL ILLNESS. The moon affecting women's minds. Detail of a French engraving
CELESTIAL PLANISPHERE, 1660. Celestial planisphere of the northern hemisphere
ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY. Observatory at Peking, China
COMET OF 1812. Seen from the Pont Neuf in Paris. Contemporary French colored engraving.
JOHN FLAMSTEED, c. 1700. Royal astronomer John Flamsteed, his one paid assistant
PTOLEMY (2nd CENTURY A.D.). Alexandrian astronomer, mathematician and geographer
JOHANNES HEVELIUS (1611-1687). Polish astronomer. Hevelius and his wife, Elisabeth
TYCHO BRAHE (1546-1601). Danish astronomer
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
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.
APOLLO 11: EARTH. Apollo 11: View of Earth from 160,000 miles.
ASTRONOMER, 1530. An astronomer trying to discover the secrets behind the Milky Way
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
TURKISH ASTRONOMERS. Astronomers in the Istanbul observatory. Ottoman manuscript illumination
PTOLEMY: ALMAGEST, 1490. List of star positions from an English ms
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
ESCORIAL: TAPESTRY. Tapestry depicting astronomy at the Escorial Palace, Spain, 16th
ZODIAC SIGN: LIBRA, c1350. Manuscript illumination, Polish, mid-14th century, for
ZODIAC: SAGITTARIUS. Fresco, 1575, from Villa Farnese, Caprarola, Italy.
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