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Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795

Glass Galileo Thermometer with Globe Storm Glass

$24.99

(In stock)

  • Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795 Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795
  • Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795 Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795
  • Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795 Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795
  • Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795 Glass Galileo Thermometer & Globe Barometer 00795

Glass Galileo Thermometer with Globe Storm Glass

Quick Overview

The glass Galileo thermometer with globe storm glass combines style and functionality as a beautiful accent piece for any home or office. Features an 11-inch Galileo thermometer, a glass Goethe barometer with frosted world map decoration and wooden base. Makes a great gift item and lasting conversation piece!

Galileo Galilei, the pioneer of modern astronomy and physics, (1564-1642), discovered that liquids change density as the temperature increases or decreases. Based on this principle, the colored glass spheres inside the glass Galileo thermometer have been precisely weighted so that they respond to temperature changes. When the temperature rises, the liquid inside the Galileo thermometer becomes less dense and the colored spheres floating inside will sink towards the bottom. When the temperature of the room cools, the process is reversed and the spheres will rise from the bottom.

The Storm Glass is hand blown and accurately forecasts changes in the weather hours in advance. The Storm Glass, or Goethe Barometer, is regarded as the oldest barometer in the world. Although Johan Wolfgang von Goethe is sometimes credited with its invention, one was found in his bedroom after his death, there is evidence that the Moors used similar instruments during the 8th century.

One-year limited warranty. It's more than accurate, it's AcuRite.

Model #: 00749WB, 00795, 00795A1, 00795A2, 00795DIA1, 00795DIA2, 00795DIA3, 00795WW

Availability: In stock

$24.99

Details

Galileo Thermometer with Storm Glass

  • Thick, sturdy mouth-blown glass construction with solid pine wood base
  • 11-inch glass Galileo thermometer
  • Colorful, liquid filled bulbs descend and ascend with temperature changes
  • Lowest floating bulb indicates temperature
  • Measures temperatures from 64 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Glass barometer with frosted world map decoration
  • Low liquid level indicates high pressure, or fair weather
  • High liquid level indicates low pressure, or inclement weather

Galileo Thermometer Includes: Glass barometer, glass Galileo thermometer, wooden base, instruction manual
Warranty: Limited 1 year warranty

Specifications

Galileo Thermometer Specifications

Indoor Temperature Range 64 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit
Temperature Accuracy +/- 2 degrees Fahrenheit; Learn more
Dimensions 11-inch Height x 9-inch Width x 4.5-inch Depth
  1. Accurate and FUN review by Cindy V. on 8/9/2013
    Value

    I purchased this for my husband for Father's Day and am amazed at it's accuracy! We like it so much I bought one for my son-in-law and our grandson who is 9 is fascinated by weather and thinks it's "COOL"!

  2. GREAT VALUE--GREAT GIFT IDEA review by Bethy46 on 6/4/2013
    Value

    I bought 7 of these as Christmas gifts for my grown children & grandchildren. I think it is a novel gift and one that they will enjoy....and, they really work. I know they all will love them!!!!

  3. Christmas Gift review by LeatherneckMom on 5/23/2013
    Value

    Was given to a "weather bug" for Christmas!
    He loves it, and it looks nice sitting out in the book shelf.

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