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NOAA Photo Library Image - libr0074

A diagram showing the various angles of cut of a cone required to produce a parabola, hyperbola, and ellipse. In: "Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ..." by Schwenter, Daniel, 1585-1636. Vol. I, page 14. Published posthumously in 1641.

Image ID: libr0074, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection
Photographer: Archival Photograph by Mr. Sean Linehan, NOS, NGS


Category: Treasure/Geodesy/

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