Map of the Moon by Johann Doppelmayr This early engraving of the Moon by the German mathematician and astronomer Doppelmayer is thought to date from It depicts the Moon as two hemispheres each showing the front from a different view The left shows the system developed by Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius which conceived of a correspondence between geographical features on the Earth and the Moon The right shows the system developed by Giovanni Riccioli which had features named after famous people These systems competed for over a century but it is Ricciolis which has now gained wider acceptance The chart is titled Tabula Selenographica
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