Charming rare vintage heavens globe, produced by VEB Räthsgloben in Leipzig (former East Germany) in the second half of 20th century. This celestial globe on a wooden base has been in production since 1950 for at least 25 years without any major changes. The globe portrays 5 different categories of stars based on their size and also constellations, zodiac signs, nebulae, fog spots and the milky way. Changeable stars are represented by a weak circle around the star. The constellations have their names shown in German as well as Latin language. The stars forming constellations are marked with greek letters.
The globe is in good condition with very little wear and imperfections. The stand and the meridian are in very good condition.
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