Objects
Delure Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas. Armillary sphere, early 18th century
Delure Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas. Armillary sphere, early 18th century
Number
МЛ-455
Title
Armillary sphere
Date
early 18th century
Author
Delure Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas
Material
brass, wood
Dimensions
height 56.0; diameter 53.0
Annotation
The sphere represents heliocentric structure of the solar system. 2 rings representing colures of equinoxes and и solstices, vertical axis with image of the Sun with the models of the Sun, Moon and 5 planets rotating around it . Equator and ecliptic are missing. Inscription: "DELURE APARIS".
Links
Corpus
History of Science Monuments. 14th-19th centuries. Mikhail Lomonosov Museum