8 Astronomy

Celestial Sphere

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Catalog: 
8A10.80A
Location: 
18-1
Trippensee

Celestial Sphere - Illuminated

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Catalog: 
8A10.80B
Location: 
Ag4
When not lit, sphere shows stars on a blue field. When lit in a dark room, beautiful constellations with related images are revealed.About 12" diameter.

Celestial Sphere - Inflated

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Catalog: 
8A10.80C
Location: 
18-2
Replogle 16-inch inflatable glow-in-the-dark.Milky Way boldly shown.

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.

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