Print (Engraving, Etching) of the orbit trajectory of the earth and moon, by James Ferguson, Engraved by J. Bickham, 1745.
|Inventory Number:|| 13552|
|Object Type:|| print|
James Ferguson (Creator)|
J Bickham (Engraver)
|Subject Classification(s):||Orbit Moon Astronomy Prints Collection|
|Brief Description:||Depicts the trajectory of the moon and earth from an instrument invented by Ferguson to demonstrate that the moon's orbit must always be concave to the sun, a 'trajectorium lunare'. |
Dedicated to Martin Folkes, president of the Royal Society.
|Primary Inscriptions:||J. Ferguson del.
J. Bickham sculp.
To Martin Folkes Esq'r President of the Royal Society. This Plate is Dedicated by his most humble servant James Ferguson.|
|Collection Group:||Radcliffe Observatory Archive|
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