European Astrolabe

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 30 August 2023
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A European brass planispheric astrolabe, made in Italy c. 1500. 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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