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Harmonia Macrocosmica

Harmonia Macrocosmica by Andreas Cellarius (printed in 1661) is an atlas of the celestial world systems as seen by the astronomers of the times - Copernicus, Ptolemy, Brahe, and Aratus - with 200 pages of Latin text. These 30 double-folio hand-painted color plates can be found in the University of Utah Digital Collection.

Andreas Cellarius was a Dutch-German cartographer. in Amsterdam, where He worked as school master of a Latin School in Amsterdam and later as a Latin school rector in Hoorn.
The minor planet 12618 Cellarius is named in his honour.

The southern constellations with the Earth underneath.


Spherical view of the celestial and terrestial northern hemispheres

First hemisphere with the Christian constellations

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