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Catalogue of southern hemisphere stars 'Catalogus Stellarum Australium'

Star catalogue, 'Catalogus Stellarum Australium', leather / paper, authored by Edmond Halley, published by R. Hartford, printed by Thomas James, England, 1679, used at Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia, 1879-1979 A leather-bound volume with spine stamped with gold lettering '1679 HALLEYS CATALOGUS STELLARUM'. The volume has 26 leaves (47 pages), 24 pages of which contain charts on the longitude and latitude of southern hemisphere constellations, 2 pages contain tables suitable for navigators and 13 pages contain text on the transit of Mercury on October 28, 1677.

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