BODE'S VIRGO AND LIBRA
Virgo (the Maiden) and
Libra (the Scales) from
Johannes Bode's Uranographia of 1801.
Part of Hydra appears below Virgo.
The celestial equator runs across the
center of the picture, while the ecliptic
runs from right center to lower left. The modern constellation
"Turdus Solitarius" (the Solitary Thrush), below Libra, is no longer
Courtesy of the Rare Book Room and Special Collections Library of the University of Illinois