Artifact Details

Title

Fly's eye

Catalog Number

102735614

Type

Physical object

Dimensions

overall: 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in

Description

This record contains one fly's eye component. It is comprised of three thin metal plates in between one thicker metal plate at the top, and one metal plate stand at the bottom. These plates are held together with four pieces of glass. There are two small, thin pieces of wire encased in plastic attached to two of the pieces of glass. There is a thin piece of wire with no plastic casing attached to another piece of glass. The surface of one side of the fly's eye has a square reflective component comprised of a grid of very small dots. The bottom of the fly's eye is also comprised of a grid of very small dots. The words "EBAL #1" are scratched onto the top plate.

Category

Component/other

Credit

Gift of Sterling Newberry, Micro-bit Corporation

Lot Number

X329.84