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Rand, McNally & Co.: Rand, McNally Nine Inch Celestial Globe, Edited by Dr. Oliver J. Lee

Map: GLOBE372
 
Cartographer: Rand, McNally & Co.
Title: Rand, McNally Nine Inch Celestial Globe, Edited by Dr. Oliver J. Lee
Date: c. 1940
Published: Chicago
Width: 10 inches / 26 cm
Height: 12 inches / 31 cm
Map ref: GLOBE372
Description:
Beautiful 9 inch celestial globe in dark blue, with light blue classical zodiac figures and yellow stars. Presented in Bakelite cradle base simulated to give the effect of wood and with a full rotating brass meridian. A legend shows the symbols for magnitudes, clusters and nebula systems.

The data on the globe has been edited by Oliver J. Lee (1882-1964), an American astronomer and professor of astronomy at Northwestern University, Illinois. In 1930, Lee presented evidence that the moon had been torn loose from what is now the basin of the Pacific Ocean.

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