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Orrery

Description

Working model of an orrery according to Copernicus, showing the planets with their satellites revolving round the sun, the whole being enclosed in a glass globe, by Sendtner, Munich, 1913

Museum reference

T.1913.297

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Orrery, Model

Production information

Sendtner, Michael, 1913 - 1931 (fl.)
Munich, Germany, EUROPE

Date

1913

Materials

Glass, Metal

Physical description

Glass globe, metal frame

Associations

Eponym: Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473 - 1543

Exhibitions

  • Earth in Space (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/sendtner-orrery

On display

national museum of scotland »
level 1 »
natural world »
earth in space »
space

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