Draco and Ursa Minor constellations

Draco and Ursa Minor constellations

V700/0172 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 47.3MB

Downloadable file size: 6.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Draco and Ursa Minor constellations. Illustrated card from a 19th century astronomical teaching aid called Urania's Mirror, after the Greek muse of astronomy. There are 32 cards in total. The cards are pierced with holes corresponding to the brightest stars so the pattern of the constellations can be seen when held up to the light. The cards were published in London, England, and it is thought they date from around 1825. This card shows the constellations Draco (the dragon), and Ursa Minor (the little bear). For all 32 cards, see V700/172-203.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 19th century, ancient greece, ancient greek, artwork, astrology, astronomical, astronomy, british, card, cards, constellation, constellations, diagram, draco, dragon, education, educational, england, english, historical, history, history of science, illustration, legend, legends, little bear, mythological animal, mythology, star, stars, symbol, teaching aid, urania, urania's mirror, ursa minor

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.