Oxford Mini Astrolabe Key Ring


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 Oxford Mini Astrolabe Key Ring is a reproduction of the 16th-century astrolabe on exhibition at the Museum of Oxford. It comes in a gorgeous latched wooden box and includes a small booklet with a brief history of the astrolabe, as well as instructions for use. 

Size: 20 x 7 x 4.5 cm (7.87 x 2.76 x 1.77 inches)