Cometarium

Made:
1791-1859 in London
maker:
W and S Jones

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Cometarium, by W and S Jones, London, a model designed to show the change in motion of a comet as it moves closer and then further away from the Sun according to Newton's theory of gravity.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Identifier:
1909-202
type:
demonstration models
credit:
Lowe, J.