Week 3

Theatrum Cometrum





Hand-coloured celestial map with the path of a comet observed by the physicist Rasmus Bartholin in Copenhagen in 1665. From Stanislav Lubieniecki: Theatrum Cometrum, Vol. I, Amsterdam 1666, fol., a richly illustrated work with a printed dedication to king Frederik III.
Danish Collections, Hielmstierne No. 152, folio.