Disassembled Astrolabe

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 30 August 2023
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A Persian planispheric astrolabe showing the various component parts, including multiple inserts (known as climates). Made by Jamal al-Din ibn Muquin, at Lahore, Pakistan, in 1077. Diameter: 25 cm. 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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