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E2-32: EPICYCLE MODEL - PTOLEMAIC SYSTEM OF PLANETS

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  • ID Code: E2-32
  • Purpose: Illustrate the epicycle nature of Ptolemy's model of the solar system
  • Description: This device consists of a rotating wooden disc on a stick. Steadily rotate the stick around its end while simultaneously rotating the smaller disc. The dot in the light area on the disc represents a planet.
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: E2
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