To accompany his terrestrial globe, Doppelmayr issued a celestial globe bearing the same date.
Above the figure was nothing that could be mapped elsewhere than on a celestial globe.
Here he undertook the construction of a terrestrial and of a celestial globe.
The celestial globe, also with a Sheraton mahogany tripod stand, has a diameter of 23 in.
At these I spent many hours, studying the stars by the aid of the celestial globe.
These are difficulties that meet even children when they examine a ‘celestial globe.’
Sends the two clocks, or rather perhaps the celestial globe and the water-clock.
In the year 1602 Blaeu issued a terrestrial and a celestial globe, each having a diameter of 23 cm.
The celestial globe revolves on the axis of the equator, the gores being made to terminate at the poles of the ecliptic.
The celestial globe, which is the companion of the former, has a similar brass mounting.
mid-15c., "sphere," from Middle French globe (14c.) and directly from Latin globus "round mass, sphere, ball," also, of men, "a throng, crowd, body, mass," related to gleba "clod, soil, land" (see glebe). Sense of "planet earth," or a three-dimensional map of it first attested 1550s.