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Observer
Dr Alan B Thomas
Time of observation
12/02/2019 - 17:47
Object
Earth-Sun system model - Mk2
Observing location
My home in Cheshire
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This is the Mk 2 version (for Mk1 see below). Using a flat ring as the base has improved the stability of the polar-axis holders, which have been redesigned. Each mini-Earth is fully rotatable and the axial inclination is reasonably accurate given the scale. I'm fairly satisfied with this version. I have uploaded a clearer image.

On reflection, the stand for the Sun is rather obtrusive. A Mk 3 version looks a possibility ...!

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