Talk: John Flamsteed’s Atlas Coelestis
Have you seen our special talk celebrating John Flamsteed?
This Friday 8th March, 11am-12pm at Derby Museums find out about his trail blazing astronomical observations and drawings.
Flamsteed, (1646-1719), hailed from Derbyshire and was the first Astronomer Royal. In our collection we have an original copy of his Atlas Coelestis based on his observations of the stars.
Learn more about the man, his work and astronomical knowledge of the time with our Collections Manager, Spencer Bailey.