1944-10 The Solar System poster Mounted
The central tableau captures the sun and its family of planets in their orbital paths as seen from a vantage point outside the solar system. Detail depicted includes the asteroid belt, and the relative intensity of sunlight, which diminishes dramatically in the outer reaches of the solar system.>
Pluto’s orbit, being the most eccentric, actually passing within the orbit of neptune during part of its revolution, is shownin contrasting color.
Spread across the bottom of the chart are individual portraits of the sun and each of the planets. Accompanying each portrait is a table of vital statistics (reflecting Voyager data) including: number of known satellites, diameter, average distance from the sun, period of revolution, and rotational period.
Astronomy Chart Series of 5 charts also available as a set
This highly visual series employs large straight forward diagrams to reveal the relationships of the earth to the sun and other members of the solar system. The series focuses on the earth-moon system, and the earth-sun relationships, exploring the seasons, eclipses and lunar phases, as well as introducing other members of the suns family: major planets, satellites, minor planets (asteroids), and comets.
Available -41 mounted on a charthead with tripod stand or -32 on a spring roller for wall mount
Charts can also be purchased Indiviually Unmounted -01, or mounted -10 with moveable eyelets and snap grip trim top and bottom for hanging
Each chart is 44”x36”
1941 Eath’s Annual Revolution
1942 Solar and Lunar Eclipses
1943 Phases of the Moon
1944 The Solar System
1945 Solar system II