Brahe, Tycho, 1546 - 1601 (astronomer and alchemist)
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Calculations, in pencil, relating to astronomical observations made by Tycho Brahe and Johannes Hevelius.
An investigation into the latitude of Uranibourg from the meridian altitudes of stars observed by Tycho Brahe and a comparison of his observed meridian altitudes of the Sun with Le Verrier's solar tables together with an investigation into the place of the ecliptic, 1582-1590. The volume also contains an investigation into Hevelius's observations of the Sun's meridian altitude in 1679.
A copy of star catalogues by Ulug Beigh, Tycho, William of Hesse and Johann Hevelius (3r-22v), with Flamsteed's own tables of the planets (33r-40r), and of the Moon (40r-46v), 48 folios. The volume is undated, but there is reference to observations made by Flamsteed between January 1690 and August 1719. The writing is in various hands, with some alterations by Flamsteed.
Colour print of a painting dated c.1566.