Celestial pocket globe
Celestial pocket globe - case for the terrestrial pockte globe. Spherical case consisting of two hinged hemispheres with two hook and eye clasps. It is lined with gores depicting the celestial sphere. There is a magnitude table in front of Ursa Major and the Milky Way is labelled. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and three of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. Four of the southern constellations are drawn as well as those of Plancius and Hevelius.
|Type:||Celestial pocket globe|
|Display location:||Not on display|
|Credit:||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London|
|Measurements:||: 77 mm|
Terrestrial and celestial pocket globe (Pocket globe)
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