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Sphere and stand
Celestial table globe. It forms a pair with the terrestrial globe, Senex GLB0138. Astronomical details on the sphere include a labelled magnitude table above Bootes. The stars are marked by their Bayer notation, and the Milky Way is labelled. There are nebulae in three constellations and labels for novae in Cassiopeia. A total of 51 stars and seven star groups are named. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and four of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn.
- Image reference: D7786_1
- Caird Collection, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London