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These Beautiful 16th Century Watercolors Illustrate the History of Comets And Meteors

Unnamed a, from The Comet Book ('Kometenbuch'), a century album of stylised watercolour sketches of both comets and meteors. via the one-of-a-kind peacay :)

Comet Sketches

miles a, from The Comet Book ('Kometenbuch'), a century album of stylised watercolour sketches of both comets and meteors. via the one-of-a-kind peacay :)

The Great Comet of 1881, click for larger image

Gorgeous collection of public domain illustrations of space: Over a decade ago, we tipped readers to the astronomy illustrations of Trouvelot. now the New York Public Library has a large collection of his work available online.

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“ Paul Sandby ” The 1783 Great Meteor, as seen from the East Angle of the North Terrace, Windsor Castle, watercolour.

Fig. 1. A shower of meteors. Cassell’s popular science. 1900.

"meteor shower"

A shower of meteors. Cassell’s popular science.

Comet Sketches, from The Comet Book (Kometenbuch), 1587.

Etoiles courants a, from The Comet Book ('Kometenbuch'), a century album of stylised watercolour sketches of both comets and meteors. via the one-of-a-kind peacay :)

Comet Sketches, from The Comet Book ('Kometenbuch'),1587

The Comet Book ('Kometenbuch') is a century album of stylised watercolour sketches of both comets and meteors

Folio 61: "In 1300 A.D., a terrible comet appeared in the sky and in this year, on St Andrew’s Day, an earthquake shook the ground so that many buildings collapsed. At this time, Pope Boniface VIII established the first jubilee year." Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, c. 1550

Flowers of the Sky: Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, Folio 52 (erschrocklicher Comet,

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