Gothic Astrolabe (14th century)


Brass, diameter 120 mm, weight ca. 400 g
CHF 1250.00, EUR 1087.00

Gothic Astrolabe (14th century)

Reconstruction of an early Iberic Astrolabe under Arabic influence. Gothic figurs. Rete with 17 star-positions and arabesques. 2 plates for geogr. latitudes 36°, 40°, 44° and 48°, each with 5°-almucantars, 10°-azimuths, unequal hours and twilight-line.Back with ecliptic- and calendar-circles, shadow-square and a circle with year-numbers for determining the day of the week at the beginning of the year.
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