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Sphere and stand
Celestial table globe. It forms a pair with the terrestrial globe, Valk GLB0102. Astronomical details on the sphere include a magnitude table below Corono Australis in a cartouche with the symbol of the Sun above it with text. The Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds are labelled. A total of 54 stars and six star groups are named, and the 48 Ptolemaic constellations and four of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. Three of the southern constellations are drawn, as well as those of Plancius and Hevelius.
- Image reference: F1075
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection