Moon Globe


This globe is 6 inches in diameter, with the moon's major known topographical features painted on in shades of gray, green, and black. A 60-degree-wide area on the far side of the moon is left blank on this globe, as these features were unknown at the time the globe was printed.

With the globe came an eight page booklet The Story of the Moon, written by Robert I. Johnson.

Date Made: ca 1963Date Received: 1965 or 1966

Maker: Replogle Globes

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.326612Accession Number: 268427Catalog Number: 326612

Object Name: globe of the moon

Measurements: overall: 23 cm x 15.5 cm x 15.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 6 1/8 inglobe: 6 in; 15.24 cmheight w/ stand: 6 1/2 in; 16.51 cmoverall: museum housing: 9 3/8 in x 6 1/8 in x 6 1/4 in; 23.8125 cm x 15.5575 cm x 15.875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1183949

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