Artifact Details

Title

Fly's eye

Catalog Number

102735713

Type

Physical object

Identifying Numbers

Other number 26BX54 Stamped in dark silver on the top plate at each corner

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 three small, thin pieces of wire attached to three different pieces 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.

Category

Component/other

Credit

Gift of Sterling Newberry, Micro-bit Corporation

Lot Number

X329.84