Camera Sextant, Bubble, Pierce, Mark II

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Camera Sextant, Bubble, Pierce, Mark II

Collection Item Summary:

A sextant camera from the U.S. Naval Observatory used in the development of aerial navigation skills. It has an Ilex universal lens.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19630083000

Physical Description

Ilex Universal lens(inside). Fitted case.

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Navy

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

United States of America

Dimensions

3-D: 30.5cm (12 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Navigational