Astronomicum Caesareum. Petrus Apian. Astronomy Library of the Vienna University. Version: Colour – Low Quality. Digitized and composed by H. Petsch. 5 May Peter Apian’s Astronomicum Caesareum (Ingolstadt, ) is one of the finest printed books in the National Library of Scotland, hand coloured. 14 Nov Folio ( x mm.), 59 leaves, title within woodcut border, woodcut arms of the dedicatees Charles V and his brother Ferdinand of Spain on.

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Petrus Apianus – Wikipedia

Pena, Rothmann and Brahe, Summary”. Later editions were produced by Gemma Frisius. Bosch may be, or be connected to, the Wolfgang Bosch who was mayor of Ljubljana, Slovenia from and whose arms which match the crest on the bookplate dated are set into his house at Fish Square, Ljubljana.

German mathematician and cartographer. This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. Permission Reusing this file. Astronomicum Caesareum, Ingolstadt Petrus Apianus Astronomicum Caesareum, Ingolstadt Apian’s work included in mathematics—in he published a variation of Pascal’s triangleand in a table of sines — as well as astronomy.

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Astronomicum Caesareum

Public domain Public domain false false. The volvelles and supporting tables can be used to calculate eclipses and Apian devotes 2 chapters to the correction of historical dates by reference to these phenomena. When the plague broke out astronomkcum Vienna inhe completed his studies with a B. Tycho Brahe records that he paid twenty florins for one, which would be roughly equivalent to 3, dollars. InPeter Apian was called to the University of Ingolstadt as a mathematician and printer.

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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The volvelles contain as many as five independently rotatable paper dials that can be used to caesardum astronomical movement.

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The silk strings provide fiducial lines a line assumed as a fixed base for comparison and the strings are threaded with pearls to mark a point on the line. They would have 14 caesareim together, five girls and nine sons, one of whom was Philipp Apian —who, in addition to his own research, preserved the legacy of his father.

By using this site, astroomicum agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Production of the magnum opus must have taken the astronomer several years, for between and he published few other books. Licensing for more information. Astronomicum Caesareum is noted for its visual appeal.


Creating mediafile for Pharos. The family was relatively well off, belonging to the middle-class citizenry of Leisnig. Inhe observed Halley’s comet and noted that a comet ‘s tail always point away from the sun. Among the first books he asttronomicum were the writings of Johann EckMartin Luther ‘s antagonist.

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Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage. The British Journal for the History of Science. Apianus married the daughter of a councilman of Landshut, Katharina Mosner, in If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

His print shop started small.

Approximately copies survive, probably the majority of the copies printed, since it is unlikely that anyone would throw away such a fascinating volume.