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Tycho Brahe inside his so-called Wall Quadrant[1]

The smallest division of the zodiac into one-degree segments, whereby each degree is considered to have a particular meaning and is associated with a particular image.

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  1. Hand coloured engraving of his Uraniborg observatory on the island of Hven; probably from the 1598 printing of his Astronomiae instauratae mechanica