Christ's Sepulchre constellation, 1627

Christ's Sepulchre constellation, 1627

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Credit: ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Christ's Sepulchre constellation. This former constellation was a Christianised version of the constellation of Andromeda. Artwork from 'Coelum Stellatum Christianum' (1627) by German astronomer Julius Schiller (c.1580–1627). Schiller's Christianised constellations did not gain wide acceptance.

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