ASTROLABE

ASTROLABE

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EXPLORE

PARTS OF THE ASTROLABE

LIMB

RETE

The Rete (Latin for 'net') is a filigree framework upon which are attached pointers to important stars.


The Ecliptic is the apparent path of the sun on the celestial sphere.

TYMPANUM

The Tympanum (Latin for 'drum') is the circular plate on which is engraved a map of the sky as seen from a given Latitude.



Lines of Equal Altitude


Lines of Equal Azimuth


Tropic of Cancer


Celestial Equator


Tropic of Capricorn


Nocturnal (Unequal) Hours

STARS AND PLANETS







HISTORY OF THE ASTROLABE

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TIME ZONE SETTINGS

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