Science, magnetism and the ship’s compass collection

Science, magnetism and the ship’s compass collection

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Greenland magnet Compass cards
Fox Dip Circle Dip needle on graduated arc
  • Several compass cards, compass needles and dip needles are on display
  • Dip needle on stand with graduated arc
  • Fox dip circle
  • Variation compass in box
  • Two very large compound horseshoe magnets, with keepers
  • Two smaller compound magnets, with keepers
  • Scoresby’s magnetimeter
  • Mounted loadstone
  • Electro-magnetic rotating apparatus
  • Magneto electric machine
  • Astatic galvanometer
  • Bennet’s gold leaf electroscope
  • Orrery (model of solar system)