Brass Antiqued Armillary Dial Sphere Globe Desk Top 14" For Sale
Brass Antiqued Armillary Dial Sphere Globe Desk Top 14"
Bronze Antiqued Armillary Dial Sphere Globe Desk Top 14"
This Brass Armillary Sphere Globe is brand new and is very skillfully made. It measures overall 7.5" inches in width and is 14.5" inches tall.
The beautiful Armillary dial sphere stand is a classic design made of solid bronze and the blue globe (earth) is positioned inside a mesh of bronze hoops, symbolizing the course of the planets as known at the time. The course of the sun is shown by a wide band called the ecliptic circle.
The armillary sphere is a model of the celestial sphere. The exterior parts of this machine are a compages of brass rings, which represent the principal circles of the heavens. The Greek astronomer Hipparchus (190 – 120 BC) credited Eratosthenes (276 –194 BC) as the inventor of the armillary sphere.
Usually a ball representing the Earth or, later, the Sun is placed in its center. It is used to demonstrate the motion of the stars around the Earth. Before the advent of the European telescope in the 17th century, the armillary sphere was the prime instrument of all astronomers in determining celestial positions. The armillary sphere is one of the most ancient of astronomical instruments.
This beautiful terrestrial armillary sphere globe is sure to become a conversational addition to your nautical decor.
- Overall Size: 7.5" Width x 14.5" Height
- Material: Solid Bronze
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