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planisphere

AST0608
Astronomical and navigational instruments

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Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments
User collections Curiosities by aoleary
Gallery locationNot on display
Publication(s)Globes at Greenwich

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Object ID AST0608
Description planisphere. The portion with the stars is enclosed within a card envelope and is a grey green colour with blur writing. The front includes the title, the planisphere section representing the stars, a scale of hours around this and the directions. there is also a scale of star magnitudes. On the back are the instructions as to its use, surrounded by a decorative border. All writing is in german.
Date made circa 1920

Place made Germany
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials copper; paper; printed colour lithography; cardboard
Measurements Diameter: 240 mm
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  • planisphere (AST0608)
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