Origin of planisphere
Related formsplan·i·spher·i·cal [plan-uh-sfer-i-kuh l, -sfeer-, pley-nuh-] /ˌplæn əˈsfɛr ɪ kəl, -ˈsfɪər-, ˌpleɪ nə-/, plan·i·spher·ic, plan·i·spher·al [plan-i-sfeer-uh l, pley-nuh-] /ˌplæn ɪˈsfɪər əl, ˌpleɪ nə-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for planisphere
(Primitive Constellations, 1899) has compiled a Euphratean planisphere, which he regards as the mother of all others.
Gliding among them, old Leviathan swam as of yore; was there swimming in that planisphere, centuries before Solomon was cradled.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
The Tentyrian planisphere of the ancient Egyptians represents the virgin and child rising out of a lotus flower.
Planisphere from Nineveh, and a table of lunar longitudes, 116-7.Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People|A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce
It appears on the planisphere of Bartschius, published in 1624.Astronomical Curiosities|J. Ellard Gore