8 Astronomy

Earth Globe - Large Inflatable

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Catalog: 
8A20.10B
Location: 
Ag3
Inflatable Earth globe about 36" in diameter.

Foam Earth Ball

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Catalog: 
8A20.10H
Location: 
Ae4 & Af4
Soft foam earth model.

Negative Curvature of Space

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Catalog: 
8C10.50
Location: 
Be5
A flared end of a horn has negative curvature. Making a triangle with narrow tape shows a triangle where the sum of all the angles is less than 180 degrees.

Membrane Table

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Catalog: 
8B40.30
Location: 
0-0
Rubber sheet with grid is stretched on a frame. One or two rods can be pressed into the sheet at locations along a diagonal.

The Seasons

Catalog: 
8A10.170
Location: 
16-2
Blue Planet Globe with internal lamp and moving internal shroud. Repeatedly cycles through the seasons with a period of a few minutes.

Earth Globe - Blue Planet

Catalog: 
8A20.10D
Location: 
16-2
Beautiful large globe. Can be used with internal illumination and moving shroud simulating the seasons.

Moon Globe

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Catalog: 
8A20.10E
Location: 
16-3
12" diameter

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