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Diagrams, many with moving parts, designed to accompany the work Theoricae novae planetarum by 15th-century Austrian astronomer Georg von Peurbach, who taught at the universities in Padua and Ferrara. The diagrams demonstrate increasingly complex planetary motion. An early 17th-century inscription on the first flyleaf refers to an edition of Peurbach published in Venice in 1616.

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Planets -- Orbits, Planetary theory -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Planetary theory, Codices (bound manuscripts), Diagrams, Volvelles, Manuscripts Latin -- 16th century, Manuscripts Renaissance


Astrophysics and Astronomy | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Renaissance Studies


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