The components of the armillary sphere are labeled.A ‹ equinoctial ring, showing the sun’s ascension › b ‹ north pole nut holding sun Ψ › B ‹ ecliptic ring, showing location of the sun on a specific day of a month › C ‹ tropic of Cancer › d ‹ pin holding moon Ζ › D ‹ tropic of Capricorn › 
e ‹ where tropic of Cancer touches ecliptic › E ‹ arctic circle › f ‹ where tropic of Capricorn touches ecliptic › F ‹ antarctic circle › G ‹ equinoctial colure › H ‹ solstitial colure › J ‹ terrestrial globe › K ‹ terrestrial axis › L ‹ flat celestial meridian › M ‹ movable horizon › n ‹ terrestrial north pole › N ‹ celestial north pole › N ‹ pedestal › O ‹ joint › P ‹ arc of joint O (0 to 90 degrees) › Q ‹ brass arm › r ‹ elevation screw › R ‹ upright piece › s ‹ terrestrial south pole › S ‹ celestial south pole › T ‹ box › U ‹ 1st of 2 axes of wheels for T (earth turns) › V ‹ 2nd of 2 axes of wheels for T (sphere of circles turns) › W ‹ winch › Ψ ‹ sun › Ζ ‹ moon › 

The components of the armillary sphere are labeled.

A ‹ equinoctial ring, showing the sun’s ascension › 
b ‹ north pole nut holding sun Ψ › 
B ‹ ecliptic ring, showing location of the sun on a specific day of a month › 
C ‹ tropic of Cancer › 
d ‹ pin holding moon Ζ › 
D ‹ tropic of Capricorn › 
e ‹ where tropic of Cancer touches ecliptic › 
E ‹ arctic circle › 
f ‹ where tropic of Capricorn touches ecliptic › 
F ‹ antarctic circle › 
G ‹ equinoctial colure › 
H ‹ solstitial colure › 
J ‹ terrestrial globe › 
K ‹ terrestrial axis › 
L ‹ flat celestial meridian › 
M ‹ movable horizon › 
n ‹ terrestrial north pole › 
N ‹ celestial north pole › 
N ‹ pedestal › 
O ‹ joint › 
P ‹ arc of joint O (0 to 90 degrees) › 
Q ‹ brass arm › 
r ‹ elevation screw › 
R ‹ upright piece › 
s ‹ terrestrial south pole › 
S ‹ celestial south pole › 
T ‹ box › 
U ‹ 1st of 2 axes of wheels for T (earth turns) › 
V ‹ 2nd of 2 axes of wheels for T (sphere of circles turns) › 
W ‹ winch › 
Ψ ‹ sun › 
Ζ ‹ moon › 

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November 14, 2010
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