Cabin sidereal clock

Title

Cabin sidereal clock

Subject

Astronomy
Clocks

Description

Aluminum, brass, glass

There are two sidereal clocks, both are electric. The first is 9 ½-inch diameter with a 8-inch dial, black metal base, brass and glass, 3 hands.

The second smaller clock 5 ¼-inch diameter, tag indicates a date of 1966.

A 1953 ad shows the electric sidereal clock with a rating of less than one minute slow in 16 years. Cast aluminum case with bronze bezel for $40.

Creator

Haines Scientific Instruments, Englewood, New Jersey

Publisher

Astronomy Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Date

about 1966

Contributor

Michael Svec

Rights

copyright Michael Svec

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

physical object

Identifier

University of Illinois Observatory Collection A225.1, A225.2

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Files

Large Haines Sidereal clock, 8-inch dial
Haines small Sidereal Clock
Haines Sidereal clock, 8-inch dial
Haines Sidereal clock, 8-inch dial, interior.

Collection

Tags

Citation

Haines Scientific Instruments, Englewood, New Jersey, “Cabin sidereal clock,” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed September 19, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/16.