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Solar system orrery! Tells you where all the planets are at any given time.

This is the kind of mechanism I was thinking for showing how different horoscope categories map to star signs

Orrery...

The 1780 Grand Orrery, designed by James Ferguson, is a complex clock. It is the zenith of the view of the world as a complex clockwork mechanism.

The Jagiellonian Clock, incorporating the Jagiellonian Globe, c.1510. The Globe…

Jagiellonian Clock incorporating the Jagiellonian Globe - 1510

ORRERY, 1791.   Orrery made by James Giles of London, England, 1791.

0175760 © Granger - Historical Picture ArchiveORRERY, Orrery made by James Giles of London, England,

Orrery

Jones’s ‘New Portable Orrery’ - Trevor Philip & SonsTrevor Philip & Sons

astrolabe

Astrolabe- Turkey, Museum of the Institute of the arab world

dollhouse miniature scientific instruments | An armillary sphere (variations are known as spherical astrolabe ...

An armillary sphere (variations are known as spherical astrolabe, armilla, or…

A drum orrery by Harris & Co. circa 1820. The globe is labelled, Lane and Co.    Benjamin Martin designed the drum type orrery. The mechanical works of this orrery are housed in a brass drum with a central fixed brass sun and articulated mechanical brass armatures mounted with ivory spheres representing nine orbiting bodies: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Ceres, Mars, Pallas Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus. The Earth, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune are displayed with their separate orbiting moons..

A drum orrery by Harris & Co. circa The globe is labelled, Lane and…

Reproductions of Antique Scientific Tools

Maison et Objet - The Whimsical & Strange

Planispherical Astrolabe: The name "astrolabe" comes from the Greek word astro…

A tellurion orrery by Claude-Simenon Passement. Paris, circa 1765. I love it!

A tellurion orrery by Claude-Simenon Passement. Paris, circa I love it!

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