Product images of Centaurus Chiron
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Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Celestial table globe. It forms a pair with the terrestrial globe, Mercator GLB0096. Astronomical details on the sphere include a labelled magnitude table in front of Ursa Major. The Milky Way is also labelled and there are planetary symbols and data on the astrological associations of the constellations. A total of 52 stars and five star groups are named& some of the stars in the groups are labelled in Greek script. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations are drawn with an extensive nomenclature in Latin, Greek script, and often the transliteration of the Arabic names.
- Image reference: D7694_3
- Caird (formerly Mensing) Collection, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London