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Celestial Globe

Celestial Globe

November 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Earth-centric model of the Solar System was first proposed by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy around 150 AD. That logical, but foundationally incorrect, model endured for [...]

Celestial Globe FirstLook

September 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Celestial globes have been the means by which astronomers charted the heavens since ancient times. The first recorded solar eclipse was made by the Chinese in 2136 BC. [...]