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Dip Needle
# 5H10.15


Description: A large compass can be turned on its side to show the magnetic field lines of the Earth.

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: none

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 19-03 Turn a compass on its side. Animation.
Hilton E-6b A very large dip needle is shown next to the standard catalog size. Check it out.
Freier and Anderson Er-7 A dip needle is used to show the inclination of the earth's magnetic field.
Sutton E-111 Use a dip needle to find the local direction of the earth's field.

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