Arsenius 10 Astrolabe


The mathematical jewel of astronomy, the astrolabe, which derives from the Greek "astron", meaning star, and "lambano", meaning to take / to look for, is an ancient tool used to the seek and measure the position of the stars.

The Arsenius 10 Astrolabe is modelled on one produced by Flemish scientific instrument maker Gualterus Arsenius in Louvain at the end of the 16th-century. It's planispheric in design and features stereographic projection. These kinds of astrolabes were the most common and usually equipped with various latitudinal plates for use in different locations.

It includes instructions for use and a wood pedestal for display.

Size: The Arsenius 10 Astrolabe spans approximately 10 x 17 cm (3.93 x 6.7 inches)