Compass, Earth Inductor, Pioneer

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number

A19570201001

Physical Description

Black-coated cylindrical body with cadmium plated mounting attachment, rotating scale, and double-pronged pin key. Indicator face has a radium-painted scale with range 0 to 33.

Credit Line

Transferred from the Department of Commerce

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
  • Aluminum
  • Coating
  • Glass
  • Steel

Dimensions

3-D: 10.2 × 12.7 × 8.3cm (4 × 5 × 3 1/4 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