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


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.
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
Franz Steiner Verlag
Rutgers University Press
Reaktion Books
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Science education and teaching
Visual representation; visual communication
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
United States
Rome (Italy)
Berlin (Germany)
Lick Observatory
Sternwarte Kiel
University of Wisconsin at Madison
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

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