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Hemisferium Modern astrolabe (large)

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This new astrolabe is made in the same way by hand, as the astrolabes over a thousand years ago. The Star Map is but up to date.

Function.
An astrolabe is a very ancient astronomical computer to problems with respect to time (what time it is) to resolve the position of the sun and the stars.

Astrolabes be used to represent in due course the sky at a particular location.
This is done by the sky will be located on the surface of the astrolabe.
To use an astrolabe to set up the moving parts of on a specific date and at a specific time. Once set, is represented (both visible and invisible) on the surface of the instrument much from heaven.
A typical use of the astrolabe is the detection of the time during the day or at night, how to determine the time of celestial phenomena such as sunrise or sunsets and as a practical guide for calculating star positions.
The typical astrolabe was not a navigation tool, although named seafaring astrolabe in the Renaissance an instrument was widespread.

Story.
The history of the astrolabe begins more than 2000 years ago.
The laws of Astrolabiumprojektion (stereographic) Been 150 BC. known and precise astrolabes were before 400 AD. manufactured.
The astrolabe was highly developed in the years 800 in the Islamic world and introduced century from Islamic Spain (al-Andalus) in Europe in the early 12th
Until about 1650, it was the most common astronomical instrument until it was replaced by more precise instruments.

Accuracy.
The sky map, this astrolabe is from the 21st century.
This astrolabe is fully functional.
Its accuracy is:
Very suitable for latitudes 39 ° to 42 ° (Chicago, New York, Madrid, Rome, Beijing)
Suitable for the other latitudes.

Attention to detail, historical interest and beauty of forms characterize this beautiful astrolabe. It comes complete with a wooden base and a user manual.

Product number: 44752

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