Geometric Model by A . Harry Wheeler, Three Great Circles on a Sphere

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Description
This warped transparent plastic model consists of two circular rings and a circular disc. These intersect to form three great circles on a sphere. A sticker on the model reads: 3GC.
Compare 1979.0102.215, 1979.0102.344, 304723.719, 304723.720, 304723.723, and 304723.727.
Location
Currently not on view
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 9.4 cm x 7 cm; 2 3/4 in x 3 11/16 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
1979.0102.344
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.344
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Spherical Trigonometry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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