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Re: Jakob BARSCHIUS, German astronomer

I found this reference.  It shows a completely different spelling.
(Jakob Bartsch rather than Jakob Barschius).


"Monoceros is usually associated with the unicorn, but the constellation is
itself "modern."

This constellation first appeared in 1613, on a celestial globe designed by
the Dutch theologian Petrus Plancius.

Jakob Bartsch, a German mathematician, brought the constellation into
general use on his star charts in 1624."

- Pam

Jorge Stolfi wrote:
>  By the Middle Ages in Europe, the symbolism of the unicorn became
>  shrouded in mystery. It was not widely recognized or listed in
>  European star atlases until 1624 by German mathematician