Armillary sphere

Definition of Armillary sphere

an ancient astronomical machine composed of an assemblage of rings, all circles of the same sphere, designed to represent the positions of the important circles of the celestial sphere.
- Nichol.
See under Armillary, Crystalline,.

See also: Armillary Sphere

Related Words

armilla, celestial globe
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