Map Kujang chʻŏnsang yŏlchʻa punya chido. 舊藏 天象 列次 分野 之圖. / Old Sky Chart Showing Rank and Distribution of Stars

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Title
Kujang chʻŏnsang yŏlchʻa punya chido.
Other Title
舊藏 天象 列次 分野 之圖.
Old Sky Chart Showing Rank and Distribution of Stars
Created / Published
Korea : [s.n.], [1777]
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc
-  Universe
Genre
Celestial charts
Notes
-  Originally engraved in a stone stele in A.D. 1395.
-  Several Korean scholars studied the chart and estimated the observational epoch of the stars dating between B.C. 1C and A.D. 6C. Changbom Park found that the epoch of the stars in chart is combined from the first and fourteenth centuries. Most stars with declination lower than 50 degrees represent the night sky of the first century, the era of Koguryo, while stars located higher than 50 degrees are positioned to represent the epoch close to the fourteenth century, the era of early Chosŏn dynasty.
-  Dealer: Martayan Lan, New York
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Acquisition contol no. 2013-021
Medium
1 map : hand col. ; 35 cm. diam., on sheet 62 x 47 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3190 1777 .K8
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3190.ct003823
Library of Congress Control Number
2012594296
Online Format
image
Description
Originally engraved in a stone stele in A.D. 1395. Several Korean scholars studied the chart and estimated the observational epoch of the stars dating between B.C. 1C and A.D. 6C. Changbom Park found that the epoch of the stars in chart is combined from the first and fourteenth centuries. Most stars with declination lower than 50 degrees represent the night sky of the first century, the era of Koguryo, while stars located higher than 50 degrees are positioned to represent the epoch close to the fourteenth century, the era of early Chosŏn dynasty. Dealer: Martayan Lan, New York Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisition contol no. 2013-021
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2012594296
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