Political Ecologies in the Renaissance

Item Information

Mysterium Cosmographicum

Dublin Core

Title

Mysterium Cosmographicum

Description

Illustration of nested regular solids, depicting Kepler's model of the solar system. Saturn's orbit circumscribes the cube, Jupiter's orbit the tetrahedron, Mars' orbit the dodecahedron, Earth's orbit the icosahedron, and Venus' orbit the octahedron. Mercury's orbit is nested inside the octahedron.

Creator

Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630

Publisher

Godfrey Tampach and Erasmus Kempfer

MODS

Key Date

1621

Type of Date

exact

Publication Place

Frankfurt

Form/Genre

books

Repository Name

Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Language of Cataloging

English

Digital Origin

Reformatted Digital

Citation

Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630, “Mysterium Cosmographicum,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 23, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/political_ecologies/item/4759.

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