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Camera Sextant, Bubble, Pierce, Mark II

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar room at 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:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Navy

Dimensions

3-D: 30.5cm (12 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Ilex Universal lens(inside). Fitted case.

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Navigational

Inventory Number

A19630083000