Bayer: Dolphin
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"Delphinus" – Dolphin

This constellation is located at the northern sky, northwest of Altair. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy and is dedicated to the dolphin that was  - according to ancient greek mythology - sent out by Poseidon to find the beautiful Amphitrite.

Couloured copper engraving by Johannes Bayer (1572 – 1625) from "Uranometria", T.17, Augsburg (1603) 1648.

Print size: 28,5 x 38,2 cm

Decorative print with beautiful colours, mounted on cardboard, altogether in very good condition.


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