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Mechanical equinoctial dial - National Maritime Museum. The concept is of a universal ring dial using an alidade rather than a gnomon to determine the time. The actual hour scale is quite small relative to the rest of the instrument.

The concept is of a universal ring dial using an alidade rather than a gnomon to determine the time. The actual hour scale is quite small relative to the rest of the instrument.

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“ Antique Nautical Brass Pocket String Sundial Compass Necklace by CoughingCowNChicken ”

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A drum orrery by Harris & Co. circa The globe is labelled, Lane and…

astrologie cca. 1550.

design-is-fine: “ Christoph Schissler, Astronomical Compendium, Augsburg, Germany. V&A “ Pocket-size compendia were produced by specialist instrument makers.

A late Victorian lacquered-brass transit theodolite. Stanley, London.    A theodolite (/θiːˈɒdəlaɪt/) is a precision instrument for measuring angles in the horizontal and vertical planes. Theodolites are used mainly for surveying applications, and have been adapted for specialized purposes in fields like metrology. Transit theodolites (or just ‘Transits’) are those in which the telescope can rotate in a complete circle in the vertical plane

A late Victorian lacquered-brass transit theodolite. “ A theodolite (/θiːˈɒdəlaɪt/) is a precision instrument for measuring angles in the horizontal and vertical planes. Theodolites are used mainly for surveying applications, and.

Théodolite (Instrument portatif d'astronomie et de topographie) Estimation basse: 322 000 €

Théodolite (Instrument portatif d'astronomie et de topographie) Estimation basse: 322 000 €

The Jagiellonian Clock, incorporating the Jagiellonian Globe, c.1510. The Globe…

Jagiellonian Clock incorporating the Jagiellonian Globe - 1510

Armillary Sphere Signed by Antonio Santucci Constructed 1588 to Florence Wood and metal; 2420 mm in diameter. © Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Firenze. Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

Richard Glynne (18th century)  Armillary sphere-orrery, ca. 1720  This instrument is a combination of an armillary sphere and a new kind of planetarium called an orrery. It demonstrates the structure of the Copernican universe.

Richard Glynne century) Armillary sphere-orrery, ca. 1720 This instrument is a combination of an armillary sphere and a new kind of planetarium called an orrery. It demonstrates the structure of the Copernican universe.

astrolabe

Astrolabe- Turkey, Museum of the Institute of the arab world

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