Sextant

Title

Sextant

Subject

Astronomy
Navigation
Surveying
Measuring instruments

Description

Wood, metal, glass

Black aluminum frame, wood handle, one telescope, no filters, micrometer wheel on vernier scale, arc is black with white engraved scale from 0 to 140. Marked on index arm “U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships ETS Sextant, Mark 2 Mod 0 28012 1943, type no 3052-1-A”.

Creator

Bendix Aviation Co., Eclipse-Pioneer division, Teterboro, New Jersey

Publisher

Astronomy Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Date

circa 1943

Contributor

Michael Svec

Rights

Copyright MIchael Svec

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

physical object

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Files

Bendix Aviation Company sextant
DSCN0066.JPG

Tags

Citation

Bendix Aviation Co., Eclipse-Pioneer division, Teterboro, New Jersey, “Sextant,” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed December 16, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/39.