Bronze Armillary Dial Globe

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<p>An armillary dial with earth positioned inside a mesh of bronze hoops.</p> <p>Early man, looking at the heavens, believed the stars were fixed to the inside surface of a rotating sphere. Copernicus gave his name to the theory of an earth-cantered universe, and the Vatican propagated his belief by threatening to burn science heretics at the stake for stating otherwise. We now know that we live on the fringe of a nearly infinite and ever-expanding universe.</p> <p>The bronze hoops symbolise the planets and sun is shown by a wide band called the ecliptic circle.</p>

An armillary dial globe ornament, featuring the Earth inside a mesh of bronze hoops.

This beautiful ornament has been crafted from bronze, and will look striking on a desk or mantelpiece.

Early man, looking at the heavens, believed the stars were fixed to the inside surface of a rotating sphere. Ptolemy gave his name to the theory of an Earth-centred universe, in which the sun and planets rotate around our home. The bronze hoops of this ornament symbolise the planets and sun of our solar system, encased by a wide band called the elliptical circle.

A handsome gift for anyone interested in history an astronomy.

  • Product Code: CMCN516860
  • Dimensions: H34cm x Dia.10cm
  • Material: Bronze
  • Postage Weight: 1.70 Kg

<p>An armillary dial with earth positioned inside a mesh of bronze hoops.</p> <p>Early man, looking at the heavens, believed the stars were fixed to the inside surface of a rotating sphere. Copernicus gave his name to the theory of an earth-cantered universe, and the Vatican propagated his belief by threatening to burn science heretics at the stake for stating otherwise. We now know that we live on the fringe of a nearly infinite and ever-expanding universe.</p> <p>The bronze hoops symbolise the planets and sun is shown by a wide band called the ecliptic circle.</p>

An armillary dial globe ornament, featuring the Earth inside a mesh of bronze hoops.

This beautiful ornament has been crafted from bronze, and will look striking on a desk or mantelpiece.

Early man, looking at the heavens, believed the stars were fixed to the inside surface of a rotating sphere. Ptolemy gave his name to the theory of an Earth-centred universe, in which the sun and planets rotate around our home. The bronze hoops of this ornament symbolise the planets and sun of our solar system, encased by a wide band called the elliptical circle.

A handsome gift for anyone interested in history an astronomy.

  • Product Code: CMCN516860
  • Dimensions: H34cm x Dia.10cm
  • Material: Bronze
  • Postage Weight: 1.70 Kg
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