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Hungai tongxian tushuo 渾蓋通憲圖說. [BAV Barb. Or. 142 (3-4-5-6-7)]
AuthorLi Zhizao 李之藻, 1565-1630
Pub. Location---Publisher---
Date1607Phys. Desc.dig. file [2 juan, 98 frames]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberQB17.L5 H862 1607d
Hungai tongxian tushuo 渾蓋通憲圖說 / [Li Zhizao 李之藻].

Hungai tongxian tushuo 渾蓋通憲圖說 (Illustrated Explanation of Cosmologcal Patterns), 1607. Alt.....the Sphere and the Astrolabe), Commentary on Joannes de Sacrabosco Astrolabe. Li Zhizao, 1611. Discussed stereographic projections for the astrolabe. The geographical latitude was set as 40ºN, which corresponds to that of Beijing.... Cf. Standaert, Handbook of Christianity in China, p.693, 694, 712.
See also: Albert Chan, S.J., Chinese books and documents in the Jesuit Archives in Rome, pp. 363-364. Corresponds to Japonica-Sinica II, 58. Also appears in Tianxue chuhan, vol.3.

Local access dig.pdf. [Li-Hungai Barb.Or 142.pdf]

Subject(s)Spherical astronomy--China--Early works to 1800
Astrolabes--Early works to 1800
Astronomical instruments--China--History
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageChinese 中文
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #11339