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Print (Engraving) A Scheme of the Solar System with the Orbit of the Planets and Comets belonging thereto, by William Whiston, Published by John Senex, London, 1713.

Inventory Number: 14136
Object Type: print
Persons: William Whiston (Engraver)
John Senex (Publisher)
Date Created: 1713
Place Created: Fleet Street London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy Prints Collection  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Map showing the orbits of planets and comets in the solar system known to Edmund Halley and William Whiston, based on Newton's Model, with each orbit formed of a line of text describing the celestial body and its orbit.
Primary Inscriptions: A Scheme of the Solar System with the Orbit of the Planets and Comets belonging thereto, Described from Dr. Halley's accurate Table of Comets Philosoph, Transact. No. 207. Founded on Sr. Isaac Newton's wonderful discoveries By Wm. Whiston. Sold by John Senex and John Maxwell at the Globe in Salisbury Court near Fleet Street in London. Entered in the Hall-Book 1713 Price 2 Shillings 6 d.
Provenance:
Collection Group: Radcliffe Observatory Archive
Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
757 636 mm

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