Celestial Globe features a transparent 12" (30 cm) sphere with
a 3.3" planet earth.
The earth globe is mounted within the
center of the sky globe and can be rotated to align a position on the
ground with a position in the sky. The Celestial globe is a great
identifying stars and constellations.
The meridian may be tilted to adjust the globe for latitude while
the horizon ring indicates the actual horizon in relation to the point of
observation on Earth. The Sun may be set by adjusting the sun knob located near
the North Pole. Globe can be set to reflect constellation position according to
time and place to show the actual positions of the stars.
The 3 dimensional format allows students to conceptualize their position from the outside
in, giving a greater understanding of the movements of the earth relative to the
Globe surface is markable. Study Guide and National Standards
It is a perfect companion to increase your
enjoyment of start gazing with your binoculars or telescope as well.
Explore the universe
that surrounds us-from the many constellations in our heavens.