Grand orrery, 1733.
4 0 c m
 
39cm
actual image size: 31cm x 32cm

Grand orrery, 1733.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Detail of Sun and planet workings, viewed from above. It is not known who made this orrery in the first place, only that Thomas Wright made such extensive modifications in 1733 that it has since been referred to as Wright's grand orrery.
 

Image Ref.

10212014
 

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