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Sphere and meridian ring
Celestial miniature globe. It forms a pair with the terrestrial globe, Senex GLB0034. Astronomical details on the sphere are the same as Price and Senex GLB0013. There is a labelled magnitude table in front of Ursa Major, and 22 stars and three star groups are named. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and two of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. There are two of the southern constellations, as well as those of Plancius and one of Hevelius.
- Image reference: D7140_1
- National Maritime Museum