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Antique Whittaker's Planisphere

Item Details

A 1880’s German-made Whittaker’s Planisphere. This intriguing paper device was created to show the principal stars visible for every hour of the year from a latitude 40 degree North guidepost. The planisphere is designed with a star chart with constellations as the under layer, and a rotating over layer with hours of the days to the outside. The guide has four ornate scrollwork-decorated corner, and detailed instructions to the back. This planisphere was printed in 1902.

Terms & Conditions

Condition

—vintage condition, edge wear, minor tear

Dimensions

9.0" W x 10.0" H x 0.5" D

Item #

16CIN058-378

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