Moon Globe

Moon Globe

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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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
globe of the moon
Date made
ca 1963
date received
1965 or 1966
Replogle Globes
Place Made
United States
overall: 23 cm x 15.5 cm x 15.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 6 1/8 in
globe: 6 in; 15.24 cm
height w/ stand: 6 1/2 in; 16.51 cm
overall: 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
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National Museum of American History
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