8A35.10 - Celestial Sphere
No preparation necessary. 12, 16, and 30 inch celestial spheres are available. The ecliptic and celestial planes are painted on the 12 inch globes with fluorescent paint and may have to be touched up occasionally. The longitude and latitude lines are drawn on the 12 inch globes with permanent overhead projector pens and may also need to be touched up occasionally.
Colored tape was used on the larger two globes for the ecliptic and celestial plane lines.
- Joe Heafner, "A Primer on Some Celestial Geometry", TPT, Vol. 57, #4, Apr. 2019, p. 246.
- R. H. Garstang, "A Sky Map", TPT, Vol. 25, #7, Oct. 1987, p. 438.
- Dinah L. Moche and Thomas Como, "Versatile Celestial Globe for Introductory Astronomy", TPT, Vol. 18, #6, Sept. 1980, p. 465.
- Jesse Pollard, "Astronomy and the Armillary", TPT, Vol. 10, #2, Feb. 1972, p. 96.
- N. M. Duller, "Always Inrtoduce the Selestial Sphere with a Companion Earth-Sun Figure", AJP, Vol. 73, #11, Nov. 2005, p. 1030.
- Hugo N. Swenson, "The Homocentric Spheres of Eudoxus", AJP, Vol. 31, #6, June 1963, p. 456.
- John Sternig, Robert I. Johnson, and Larry Ciupik, "Celestial Globes", Earth Science Astronomy.
- Janice VanCleave, "Sky Address", Constellations for Every Kid, p. 14 - 24.
- Janice VanCleave, "Use the North Star to Determine Where You Live on Earth", Super Science Challenges, p. 22 - 23.
- Janice VanCleave, "Demonstrate How the Sun Appears in Different Parts of the Sky During the Year", Super Science Challenges, p. 12 - 14.
- D.Tattersfield, "The Celestial Sphere, The Planets", Project & Demonstrations in Astronomy, p. 51.
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