Motorised orrery, 2002.

Image number: 10459357

Motorised orrery, 2002.

Demonstration planetary model orrery. Orreries are models of the solar system, and are named after the fourth Earl of Orrery, who purchased one of the earliest to be made in about 1712. This modern orrery was made by Bahram Momeny in 2002.

Image number:
10459357
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
11 April 2006 17:22
Image rights:
Science Museum