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Map of the Milky Way (by Lundmark) (additions made
Map of the Milky Way by Lundmark; Map of the Milky Way by Lundmark. Map with additions made at the Science Museum, London.
Work Type
Astronomy
Location
London
Description
Map of the Milky Way (by Lundmark) (additions made in Museum) (part (map) received from Science Library); Celestial map made under the supervision Knut Lunkmark (1889-1958) of the Lund Observatory, Sweden during the 1930s. It shows the stars plotted with respect to our galaxy, the Milky Way. The star chart shows the sky in a distorted oval upon which seven thousand stars have been drawn by hand as white dots, their size indicating brightness. The plane of the galaxy is shown along the breath of the chart while the north galactic pole is at the top.; Map of the Milky Way, by Lundmark with additions made in Museum. (Map received from Science Library).
Subject
maps
ID Number
co56782
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1934_0187.jpg
SSID
26288155

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