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Armillary sphere, papier-mâché, brass, and wood, 19th century, Europe, Bliss Collection of Astronomical Instruments

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Armillary sphere, papier-mâché, brass, and wood, 19th century, Europe, Bliss Collection of Astronomical Instruments

2018

Finnin, Denis (photographer)

Digital Photographs

Rings can be turned to show the sun-centered orbits of Earth and its moon. Many armillaries with the Earth at center, extend the Earth's polar axis, equator and ecliptic, and sometimes other features, into the celestial sphere.

Europe

Astronomy

Astrophysics

Europe

Bliss Collection of Astronomical Instruments

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HP36

Astrophysics

Collection

Citation

Finnin, Denis (photographer), “Armillary sphere, papier-mâché, brass, and wood, 19th century, Europe, Bliss Collection of Astronomical Instruments,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed July 19, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/85874.