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Small Astrolabe Astrolabio With Stand -
Small brass Astrolabe Astrolabio hanging from stand
Small brass Astrolabe Astrolabio hanging from stand next to green box with renaissance style illustration

Small Astrolabe Astrolabio With Stand

Regular price £40.00 £40.00 Sale

When hung on its wood and brass stand, this small astrolabe is a distinguished desk accessory. 

  • Modelled on an astrolabe astrolabio. One of the most used instruments in the history of astronomy. 
  • Astrolabes can tell the time during day or night; find the time and length of sunrise and sunset; and identify celestial objects in the night sky to determine latitude.
  • Detailed and decorative piece made from brass plate and sapelli wood.
  • The astrolabe is gift boxed with instructions and its historic uses.
  • Astrolabe dimensions: 13 cm x 4.5 cm
  • Stand height: 18cm 
  • Base of stand dimensions: 5cm x 2.5cm x 5cm 
  • Intended for decorative purposes, do not use this astrolabe for serious navigation

 

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