Lot 56. Stephen Hawking's Celestial Globe

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Auction date:16.07.2020   06:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 56 | Stephen Hawking's Celestial Globe
[Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)].

43/4-inch celestial globe for planetarium projection.

210 x 265 x 149mm. Comprised of two clear plastic hemispheres carrying the stars and constellations labelled to be read in projection. Internal halogen bulb, four point compass to base. Provenance: the estate of Professor Stephen Hawking.

A model of the night sky. This globe adorned the bookshelves of Hawking's home library in Cambridge.

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8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview24.06.2020 - 16.07.2020
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