Article ID: CBB000831664

Orrery Developments: The Use of Meccano in Constructing Planetaria (2007)

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Description On amateur mechanisms designed to approximate celestial motions in planetariums, based on a device invented by Frank Hornby.


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Authors & Contributors
Ridder, Jolanda Mulder de
Dufner, Barbara
Koo, Mhan Ock
Sobel, Barry J.
Day, Jamie
Marché, Jordan D.
Journals
Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage
Rittenhouse: Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Han'guk Kwahak-sa Hakhoe-ji (Journal of the Korean History of Science Society)
Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Publishers
Franz Steiner Verlag
Rutgers University Press
Reaktion Books
Concepts
Astronomy
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Planetariums
Science education and teaching
Telescopes
Visual representation; visual communication
People
Bernhard Schmidt
Eisinga, Eise
Barlow, Thomas Harris
Ross, Frank E.
Nordmann, Charles
Seitter, Waltraut C.
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
18th century
Choson dynasty (Korea, 1392-1910)
21st century
Places
Germany
Netherlands
Korea
United States
Rome (Italy)
Berlin (Germany)
Institutions
Lick Observatory
Sternwarte Kiel
University of Wisconsin at Madison
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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