National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Chart of the Zodiac [cartographic material] : including the stars to the 4th magnitude between the parallels of 24°1/2 declination north & south / T.L. Mitchell, delineavit ; J. Carmichael, sculpsit
Bib ID 3543386
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale not given. 
Description [London? : s.n. , 1831?] 
2 maps on 1 sheet : aquatint, ill. ; each 16.2 x 59.3 cm., sheet 50.8 x 70.1 cm. 
Notes

First Australian celestial maps covering part of the northern and southern skies.

"The places of the stars are calculated for the year 1830".

" ... and letters read according to the apparent position of stars in the southern hemisphere".

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232394288

Library's copy has small tears & marginal defects - mounted on archival paper.

Subjects Southern sky (Astronomy) -- Charts, diagrams, etc.  |  Stars -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Time Coverage 1830 
Other authors/contributors Carmichael, John, 1803-1857

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.