Celestial globe sentence example
- There is also a celestial globe in the background.
- Archimedes, the famous mathematician, had a celestial globe of glass, in the centre of which was a small terrestrial globe.
- The celestial globe of Hipparchus still existed in the Alexandrian library in the time of Ptolemy, who himself refers to globes in his Almagest, as also in the Geography.
- Weigel (1696) produced a hollow celestial globe in copper, having a small terrestrial globe in its centre.
- Modern asterisms first appear in the Phaenomena of Eudoxus about 370 B.C. But Eudoxus, there is reason to believe, consulted, not the heavens, but a celestial globe of an anterior epoch, on which the stars and the signs were forced into unnatural agreement.Advertisement