Peuerbach Astrolabe (1457)


Brass, diameter 134 mm, weight ca. 690 g
CHF 1550.00, EUR 1348.00

Peuerbach Astrolabe (1457)

Astrolabe from the vicinity of Georg Peuerbach (1423 - 1461), possibly made by his own hands. Rete with 31 star-positions. 3 plates for geogr. latitudes 33°, 38°, 43°, 48°, 53°, 58°, each with 3°-almucantars, 5°-azimuths, twilight-line, temporal hours and astrological houses. Back with ecliptic/calendar-circles, oblique shadow-square, lunar volvelle (28 stations and moon-phases) and double-rule.
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