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Title
The path of the comet of 1759
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Zodiac

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1760
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ZOD
Topics
Zodiac
Astrology
Aquarius (Astrology)
Capricorn (Astrology)
Stars
Constellations
Halley's comet
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Dec. 1760". The chart shows the path of Halley's comet tracked against the background of the constellations and night sky.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 12 x 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode: 33333159470414
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72f02a30-c565-012f-4d71-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1760: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The path of the comet of 1759" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1760. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d3c3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The path of the comet of 1759" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d3c3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1760). The path of the comet of 1759 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d3c3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The path of the comet of 1759