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Marbacher Quadrant - Tobias-Mayer-Denkmal

Marbach Quadrant - Tobias Mayer Memorial

Tobias Mayer
(Marbach am Neckar 1723 - Göttingen 1762)
German astronomer famous for his studies of the Moon
(Wikipedia)
Dieter Baader
2012

Marbach am Neckar /  Marbacher Quadrant - Tobias-Mayer-Denkmal   Marbach am Neckar /  Marbacher Quadrant - Tobias-Mayer-Denkmal

Description

Bronze quadrant, made after Mayer's quadrant in Göttingen.

Inscription(s)

MARBACH    TOBIAS MAYER    GöTTINGEN
* 1723    9° 15' 50" Ost   † 1762

Vermesser der Kontinente, der Meere und des undendlichen Himmels
Measurer of land, and sea and boundless space
Mensor terrae et marium et magni sine limitate caeli
Arpenteur des Continents, des Océans et du Ciel illimite

Information Sign

"Marbacher Quadrant
Konstruiert von Dieter Baader in Anlehnung an den Quadranten den Tobias Mayer in Göttingen für seine Sternbeobachtungen nutzte"

Marbach am Neckar - Marbacher Quadrant - Tobias-Mayer-Denkmal

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 48°56'35" - E 9°15'50")

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Item Code: debw179; Photograph: 28 September 2012
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