Nocturnal - Hemispherium Antique Scientific Instument

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Nocturnal - Hemispherium Reproduction Antique Scientific Instrument

Antique science with the nocturnal dial.

A most antiquated scientific instrument.

The horologium noctis was constructed in 1569 in Florence by Girolano della Volpaia.

This is a replica of the original currently in residence in the History of Science Museum in Florence.

Constructed to the highest quality, a working piece of scientific history.

Made of three concentric brass disks, which turn freely with respect to each other around a central ring.

Like a sun dial for the stars.

Comes in presentation box with stand.

Also includes instruction and history manual.

Dimensions approximately 14 cm X 1 cm ( 5 1/2" X 3/8").