Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of planisphere.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Webber has proposed selling items in the $5-$10 range such as planispheres, pocket star atlases and audio CDs with local music.

    The Daily Times News Headlines

  • Our star parties are simple affairs: cinnamon crackers and milk, the shuffle of planispheres and Skywatch (now) '05, the scratch of note-taking by the red glow of the flashlight, the giggles and squeals, and countless in-family jokes and stories.

    New Year's Eve

  • The atlas was a magnificent work, comprising maps of every country in the world, and several planispheres arranged upon

    The Mysterious Island

  • The atlas was a magnificent work, comprising maps of every country in the world, and several planispheres arranged upon

    The Mysterious Island

  • English planispheres on the DUNCAN, the little isle was marked

    In Search of the Castaways

  • As pointed out by Mr. Robert Brown, jr., who has made a study of these things, the "three stars" for each month occur on one of the remains of planispheres in the British Museum, and are completed by a tablet which gives them in list-form, in one case with explanations.

    The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

  • It was difficult to avoid falling into the error, however, for on the English planispheres on the Duncan, the little isle was marked Maria Theresa.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • Discoveries of the English Nation_, printed in the years 1599 and 1600, and worth at least two hundred pounds; [53] and the even more valuable celestial and terrestrial planispheres by John Blagrave of Reading, which are believed to be unique.

    English Book Collectors

  • Twelve planispheres, forming a guide to the stars for every night in the year, with an introduction: 6 shillings 6 pence.

    Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia

  • Examination of Roman, Greek, and Indian planispheres, or sky maps, further support this fact in that they incorporated previously known information; the Indian and Greek ones are so similar that one must have been either draw from the other or they were both copied the same model.

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