Astrolabe - Hemispherium Reproduction Antique Scientific Instrument
Antique science with the astrolabe.
A most antiquated scientific instrument.
The astrolabe, translated as 'star searcher' has become a representation of the celestial sphere, using its planispheric form to answer problems involving the rising or setting of bodies and other issues related to the horizon in a specific place.
This is a high quality brass replica of the original model, first designed by astronomer Hipparchus (150 BC).
Constructed to the highest quality, a working piece of scientific history.
Made from intricate scientifically accurate parts to help you with your astrological calculations.
Like a calculator for the stars and sun.
Comes in presentation box with stand.
Also includes instruction and history manual.
Dimensions approximately Ø 10 cm X 1.7 cm (Ø 4" X 5/8").