Astronomical Geared Slides

Department of Physics, Queen´s University These geared slides were used in astronomy classes to illustrate celestial movements. The slide was projected onto a screen, and with a turn of the crank, the gears moved the image to simulate the movements of the planets and stars.

Made by Newton & Co., London
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19th Century
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