The astrolabe is a very ancient astronomical computer for solving problems relating to time and the position of the Sun and stars in the sky. Astrolabes are used to show how the sky looks at a specific place at a given time.From the Greek "star searcher" this instrument was introduced in Europe by the Arabs. It became a vital tool for astronomers, astrologers and surveyors. Among other calculations one can establish the height of the Sun, the planets and the stars, determine time and Latitude, measure heights, calculate distances and astrological implications.
Replica of 16th century original astrolabe, historical and astronomical instrument that was used by navigators and astronomers for navigation and star observation from 3rd century BC to 18th century AD. Astrolabe body is made from bronze and stands on a wooden base.
Dimensions of the astrolabe body : height 12.5 cm
length 10 cm
width 1 cm
Dimensions of the wooden base: height 2 cm
length 8 cm
width 4 1/2 cm
3-5 business days
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Sep 13, 2020
Fabulous item really quickly delivered and beautifully packaged. Thank you
Apr 26, 2020
Shipping and communication was great!! I'll have to let you know if it's just as beautiful as the picture, since I won't see it until my boyfriend opens it for his birthday in May. I'm very impressed with this seller.