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Simple Jones Jovilabe Planispheric Astrolabe Zodiac Orrery Troughton Replica
Simple Jones Jovilabe Planispheric Astrolabe Zodiac Orrery Troughton Replica
 

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Jovian

item No.1

Jovian

Model Specifications

“Jovian” RATIOS.
Merc.4.15,Ven.1.625,
Earth is 1.00, Mars 1.875, Jup.11.857, Sat.29.6 for example ,Mercury orbits
the sun 4.15 times faster than Earth

COMMENTS & DIMENSIONS {in centimeters}

Brass, steel, ebonised wood, ivorine. Matt finish on acid etched zodiac/calendar plate. Fully geared 6 planet 3 dimensional clock work model of the solar system as known before the discovery of Uranus can be called either a orrery/planetarium.based on the work of W. Jones using the technology of wheel and pinion cutting as used in horology see
“Wheel and Pinion Cutting in
Horology by J Malcom Wild FBHI”


DIAMETER 30 CM BY 15CM
High with three wooden legs from
Australian hard wood
Comes with manual for its operation as
do all instruments in the catalogue.

AVAILABLE EXTRAS
Planets can be sterling silver, brass or hand-painted in true colours.
Zodiac plate can be silvered.

 
   

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