Lunar distances calculations, 1564

Lunar distances calculations, 1564

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Caption: Lunar distances calculations. Diagrams showing the use of a cross-staff for calculating lunar distances. These diagrams are from the 1564 (Antwerp) edition of Cosmographia, a work on astronomy originally published in 1524 by the German astronomer Petrus Apianus (1495-1552). The text is in Latin.

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