• TALK: John Flamsteed’s Atlas Coelestis

  • Thu, 28-11-2019 at 10:30
  • Derby Museums
    The Strand
    DE1 1BS Derby
TALK: John Flamsteed’s Atlas Coelestis - Derby Museums - Derby

John Flamsteed (1646-1719), who lived in Derby, was the first Astronomer Royal and author of Atlas Coelestis, the great star atlas of 1723, which is explored in our exhibition Derby Mean Time. To accompany the exhibition, Collections Manager Spencer Bailey will give a talk about the man and the astronomical knowledge of his time.Suitable for young people and adults. Accessibility restrictions to upper floors.Booking essential, visit www.bit.ly/DMBOOK or call 01332 641901.