Tactile Globe of the Moon

Authors: Amelia Ortiz-Gil (University of Valencia, Spain), Fernando Ballesteros (University of Valencia, Spain), and Alberto Fernández-Soto (Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Spain).

Note: The globe is is not a topological representation of the Moon but a kind of tactile translation of the visual image specially designed for people with vision impairments.

Contact address for requesting 3D printer files for reproducing the globe:

Dr. Amelia Ortiz-Gil
Observatorio Astronómico – Universidad de Valencia
Edifici Instituts d’Investigació.
c/ Catedrático José Beltrán,2

E- 46980 Paterna (Valencia)
Spain

Tel. +34 96 354 3745
Fax. +34 96 354 3744

http://observatori.uv.es

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