"Scheiner" returned 2 hits

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Author: Christopher Scheiner (1575-1650)
The pantograph was invented for mechanically copying a figure on an enlarged or reduced scale
Mediaitems: Scheiner's pantograph, Scheiner's portrait, Scheiner's sunspots, equatorial mount and pantograph
Category: Technology
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Author: Christopher Scheiner (1575-1650)
Visual representations used to chart the changes in sunspots over time. Also, the first known use of the idea of "small multiples'' to show a series of images in a coherent display
Mediaitems: Sunspot plate from Scheiner's "Tres Epistolae'', Apparatus for recording sunspots, A brief history of sunspots, Scheiner sunspot image
Category: Statistics & Graphics