Day/Night Globe

Day/Night Globe from Columbus.
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Relative dimensions of the object compared to a person of 1,70m (67"). Small objects are on a table. diameter in cm and inch Illuminated Globe

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Brand:  Columbus       ( Ref: 423052-9 )

Illuminated globe:  yes  (internal cable)

Diameter sphere:  30 cm  (12 in.)
Overall height:  40 cm  (16 in.)

Base in:  plastic (silver colour)
Meridian in:  fibreglass (silver colour)
Sphere in:  Plexiglas Heavy Duty
Lacquered Sphere:  yes  (multilayer, shiny)



Silver award of the World Didac (the gold award was allotted to the Alexander WorldAtlas of the Ernst Klett editions).

Integrated cable. No loose cable hanging off the meridian; the electric cable runs through the meridian and the base.
Meridian with fibreglass heart to guarantee a great rigidity and a long stability in time
Conform to the safety requirements EC.

The "Planet Erde" globe makes it possible to visualize a multitude of astronomical concepts;
-elliptic orbit around the sun,
-earth rotation on its axis,
-duration of the day,
-solstitial points ...

The lit globe illustrates the concept of day, the 3 zones of twilight, ...
A luminous point indicates the sub-solar zone, i.e. the place where the sun does not create any shade at midday.
All these concepts can be observed for a given day-hour-place by an adjustment of the dial at the foot of the globe.

The sphere is shipped complete with its instruction manual of 44 pages (in english).

View instruction manual of Planet Erde (PDF of 2.25 Mo)


This world globe exists in:  english  deutsch  français 
Cartography of the . Please click to see the other images.

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The Duplex map.



The political * map (switched off) shows the countries in different colours.
The physical * map (switched on) shows the mountains, the valleys, the plains, the sea-depths and streams in different colours. The terrestrial relief is rendered by a play of shadows.

We don't just print our globes; we strive to create an incredibly deep, flawless shine. It all starts in our state-of-the-art 'clean printing room', where our craftsmen work just with superior acrylic sheets. Bringing in all kind of papers is strictly forbidden, because it would bring in fine paper dust particles which could later be attracted in the printing process. Printing up to 17 successive layers of colors, there's a curing process between each layer, along with an inspection and careful cleaning. Once the printing is complete, a high gloss clear coat layer is applied over the entire map, than it is sent back for inspection to our cartographic department.

Unmistakable COLUMBUS cartography: Splendour of Elegance.


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Paul Oestergaard created Columbus in 1909.
Torsten Oestergaard

Established 1909 in Germany, COLUMBUS is the oldest globe manufacturer in the World.

COLUMBUS quickly became and continue to be the World's best-selling line of luxury globes ( Chaplin chose in 1940 the Columbus globe "Die Erde" for his world famous film).
Popular features such as internal illumination (1948), dual-mapping (1955), the Day and Night Globe (1972) were all innovations introduced by Columbus globes.

While being innovators and leaders, Columbus is also focused on preservation of traditional globe manufacturing processes such as the exclusive mouth-blowing of crystal spheres and the hand laminating of cartography.


Customer reviews of the 423052-9

(ordered by decreasing date)
Average calculated on the base of 232 reviews.Average of 4,0 based on 232 reviews.

mark: 5 on 5. My dad is very happy with the globe. Maybe you should consider providing the instruction booklet in more languages.
Javier V. from 03201 Elx (alacant) (Spain)

mark: 5 on 5. ...
Stian S. from 7041 Trondheim (Norway)

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Base: plastic
Meridian: fibreglass
The "Planet Erde" globe makes it possible to visualize a multitude of astronomical concepts;
-elliptic orbit around the sun,
-earth rotation on its axis,
-duration ...
 4,0 on 5 (232 reviews)

2 last reviews

My dad is very happy with the globe. Maybe you should consider providing the instruction booklet in more languages. by Javier V. from 03201 Elx

... by Stian S. from 7041 Trondheim

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