Saturnian orrery, 1865.

 
Saturnian orrery, 1865.
4 0 c m
 
27cm
actual image size: 19cm x 32cm

Description

Engraving of a mechanical model of Saturn that showed how its phases changed according to its changing orientation to the Sun. Illustration from 'Saturn and its system' by Richard A Proctor (1837-1888), published in London in 1865.

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10425389

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