What is a GLOBE?

A globe is a spherical model of Earth, of some other celestial body, or of the celestial sphere.

Globes serve similar purposes to maps, but unlike maps, do not distort the surface that they portray except to scale it down.

A globe of Earth is called a terrestrial globe.

A globe of the celestial sphere is called a celestial globe.. A globe shows details of its subject.2CD65B95-F702-4054-8B48-A8C7AAD7F8E5

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