Modelle des Kosmos: Modelle des Himmels

Modelle des Kosmos: Modelle des Himmels

Herschel’s Planetarium
Mechanical model of the planetary system with the planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus and their moons. William and Samuel Jones, London, around 1800

Wilhelm Friedrich Herschel, who had the model made, discovered the planet Uranus in 1781, and, in 1787, two of its five moons.

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