Auriga constellation, 1482

Auriga constellation, 1482

V700/0426 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 59.5MB

Downloadable file size: 936.5KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Auriga constellation, 15th century artwork. Engraving of Auriga on a chariot. Auriga was a charioteer, a slave who drove a biga (chariot), in Roman times. The black asterisks show the position of the stars that make up this constellation. The shape of the constellation inspired the name that was given to it. This artwork is from Poeticon Astronomicon (Poetic Astronomy), a star atlas by Hyginus that was published in 1482.

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

Keywords: 1400s, 1482, 15th century, adult, artwork, astral, astrological, astrology, astronomical, astronomy, auriga, biga, black-and-white, celestial bodies, celestial body, chariot, charioteer, constellation, cut out, cut-out, cutout, drawing, engraving, historical, history, history of science, hyginus, illustration, legends, male, man, map, mediaeval, medieval, middle ages, monochrome, mythology, myths, poetic astronomy, poeticon astronomicon, position, positioning, star, star atlas, stars

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