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Copernican System Model
Product Number: SB15350
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Features 8 planetary orbits, plus the orbits of Earth’s moon and Pluto, for 10 orbits altogether. This Copernican heliocentric solar system is made by the makers of the world famous Trippensee® Planetarium. It illustrates the motions of the planets, their relative sizes, and their relative distances from one another. With this heliocentric model of the solar system, the various apparent motions of the planets become clear, including their changing position in the night sky. This attractive solar system is made of the finest, toughest, and most colorful materials, with all stainless steel wire arms. It is properly designed to give many years of trouble-free service. Includes a complete, easy-to-read instruction book with numerous diagrams and classroom activities.
*NOTE: This Trippensee® Planetarium model is carefully constructed of polished nickel-plated brass, stainless steel, and durable plastics. Gears, pinions, and bushings are accurately machined and finished. A comprehensive instruction manual is included with the planetarium.