History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Mechanical Solution to "Kepler Problem", by Henry Minn, Oxford, c. 1897-1923

preview image for Mechanical Solution to
Inventory Number: 11031
Object Type:
Persons: Henry James Hall Minn
Date Created: c. 1897-1923
Place Created: Oxford United Kingdom (England) Europe
Brief Description: Mechanical solution to "Kepler Problem" or "Kepler Equations", made by Henry Minn for Arthur A Rambaut, who was the Radcliffe Observer 1897-1923.

Graduated rotating copper alloy dial and graduated pointer on a copper alloy plate. Dial is rotated via a knurled knob and gearing mechanism. A pendulum hangs via a length of string over a curved support.
Collection Group:
Material(s): copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
250 225 44 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 45760Image with multimedia irn 45761

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/11031