Persian Astrolabe

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 30 August 2023
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A brass planispheric astrolabe engraved with Arabic script. Probably Persian and dating to c. 1650. The astrolabe was a device used to measure the position of stars, time, and as a surveying tool. (Science Museum, London)

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London, S. M. (2023, August 30). Persian Astrolabe. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17845/persian-astrolabe/

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London, Science Museum,. "Persian Astrolabe." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 30, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17845/persian-astrolabe/.

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London, Science Museum,. "Persian Astrolabe." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Aug 2023. Web. 22 Jul 2024.

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