Plate XLII.—Astronomy: detail: the face of the sun.details
Plate XLII.—Astronomy: detail: the face of the sun.
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This diagram, taken from plate XLII on eclipses, shows the sun as an eight-pointed star with a face in the middle, including eyes, nose and mouth! (Obviously the sun does not have a beard, since the hair would burn away!)
47 x 47mm (1.9 x 1.9 inches)
1400 dots per inch
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