Bode, Vorstellung der Gestirne

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Bode created a new constellation, Herschels Teleskop, near Auriga, to honor William Herschel’s discovery of Uranus in 1781.

This Bode-Fortin-Flamsteed atlas is a 1782 German edition of Fortin’s 1776 reprinting of Flamsteed’s 1729 atlas. Bode included additional stars compared to the Fortin French edition of 1776. 

In 1801, Bode published his stunning, large-format Uranographia, with its own distinctive constellation figures, the last of the early modern star atlases which fused art with up-to-date scientific observation.