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H.M.Kala Sunwatch
Universal Brass Ring Pocket Sundial / Sunwatch with Adjustable Latitude - ANTIQUE
 
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Black ink coating.Historically called "woodcutter's clock" or "farmer's clock". It's made of brass and it's not only a nice replica of a historical instrument, but also can be used to find out the local time. Differing from t...

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H.M.Kala Sunwatch
Universal Brass Ring Pocket Sundial / Sunwatch with Adjustable Latitude - SHINY
 
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Historically called "woodcutter's clock" or "farmer's clock". It's made of brass and it's not only a nice replica of a historical instrument, but also can be used to find out the local time. Differing from the original it com...

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Hemisferium Planispheric Astrolabe by L.H.V. with 10cm diameter, for 50 deg Latitude
 
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The name "astrolabe" comes from the Greek word astro, meaning star, and labio, "that which searches," so it could be translated as "star searcher." Nonetheless, this complex instrument has many...

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Antiquus Astrolabe Arsenius 10cm
 
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Astrolabe comes from Greek "astron" star and "lambano" to take, to look for, seeking of stars. It is considered to be the mathematical jewel of astronomy. The invention of astrolabe is attributed to...

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Astrolabe Arsenius 20cm LARGE
 
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Astrolabe comes from Greek "astron" star and "lambano" to take, to look for, seeking of stars. It is considered to be the mathematical jewel of astronomy. The invention of astrolabe is attributed to...

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Antiquus Equatorial Sun Dial
 
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The equatorial dial shows the Earth situation. Basically, it has a semicircle where the equator is stated and a central stick as the representation of the terrestrial axis. Inclined properly to resist the Earth inclination...

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Armillary Sphere 210mm
 
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The armillary sphere is an old instrument used up to 1600. It used to determine the celestial coordinates of the stars. It is thought that it was invented by the Greek astronomer Eratosthenes around 255 BC. It has inserted ...

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Armillary Sphere 260mm LARGE
 
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The armillary sphere is an old instrument used up to 1600. It used to determine the celestial coordinates of the stars. It is thought that it was invented by the Greek astronomer Eratosthenes around 255 BC. It has inserted ...

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Magnetic Solar Compass - Sundial Compass
 
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The magnetic compass dial was introduced by Fraser in the late 18th century. It consisted a horizontal sundial mounted on a compass plate. The compass would automatically seek magnetic North and the sundial would immediatel...

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Polyhedral Sun Dial
 
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The Polyhedric (or Polyedric) Sundial used to represent the top knowledge of the gnomonics, proven by the ability and erudition of gnomonist. Since it has different sides, these are not illuminated at the same time. As the ...

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Hemisferium
Hemisferium Large Astronomical Ring or Sunwatch
 
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Although known as the astronomical ring, it is principally employed as an ecuatorial solar universal quadrant. Its use was widespread during 18th century. It is composed of a ring that can be adjusted to various latitudes,...

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Hemisferium Nautical Astrolabe
 
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This instrument is a reproduction of the Nautical Astrolabe called of “Valence” for the Irish island it was found, and belonged to the Army of Philipe II (16th century). It´s placed in the National Maritime...

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Hemisferium Nocturlabe
 
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This nocturnal watch - horologium nocturnale - is an astronomical instrument used to measure the time through the observation of the Polar Star and the position of bright stars in the celestial sphere. This nocturnal watch ...

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Hemisferium Medieval Sextant - Octant
 
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This instrument is really a reproduction of an Octant of the mid 17th century. By semi-accurately measuring the height of stars or the sun, the Octant allows navigants to determine geographic latitude. In 1731 John Hadley...

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Hemisferium
David Beringer´s Quadrant by Hemisferium
 
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This model is a reproduction of a mobile cubic quadrant that dates back to 1736, and is thought to be the invention of David Beringer of Hapsburg (Germany). It is made up of an articulated arm, which allows us to incline th...

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Hemisferium Perpetual Calendar
 
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Only perpetual calendars meet the basic condition to permit the deduction of any essential data from any other data (year, month, week and day). However, all the analog perpetual calendars known are hardly perpetual since t...

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Hemisferium
Hemisferium Capuccino Quadrant
 
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The name "Quadrant Capuccino" is derived from the best known version of this solar clock, in which the path of the pearl in both tropics traces two lines that resemble the hood of Capuchin monks.The quadrant goes...

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Hemisferium Augsburg Equinoctial Sundial
 
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Equinoctial sundial, known as “Augsburg clock”. The original was made by Iohann Georg Vogler (1720-1765) who belonged to the fourth generation of a legendary line of goldsmiths in Augsburg, Germany. It is in the...

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Hemisferium
Hemisferium Nocturnal and Tide Computer
 
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A replica of a Nocturnal and Tide Computer from 1570, signed by Humphrey Cole, that can be found in the British Museum, London. One of its faces is a Nocturnal and the other is a Tide Computer. The Nocturnal or star clock i...

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Hemisferium
Hemisferium Cylindrical Dial
 
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This instrument used to be one of the most widespread dials in the world, belonging to the class of altitude dials. It’s known as the cylindrical dial, the vertical dial, the travelling dial or more commonly, the...

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Rojas Universal Astrolabe
 
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FREE SHIPPING TO UK MAINLAND! Hemisferium has developed this unique piece to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy in 2009. The astrolabe reached the peak of its popularity in the 16th century. The Spanish astronomer...

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Hemisferium
Hemisferium Large Planispheric Astrolabe by L.H.V. 20cm diameter for 40.4 deg Latitude
 
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FREE SHIPPING TO UK MAINLAND! From the Greek “star searcher” this instrument was introduced in Europe by the Arabs. It became a vital tool for astrologers, astronomers and surveyors. Among other calculations one...

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