Hemisferium Quadrant Capuchin Astrolabe

Hemisferium

The Hemisferium Quadrant Capuchin Astrolabe goes back to the 15th century.  This model is a sea-going, local-hour quadrant of a type called a clinometer. These measure the solar height by the angle that the plumb string makes with respect to a vertical line that starts at zero degrees on a graduated scale.

Fashioned of brass with wooden base with cotton plumb line with brass pearl.

Max Height: 4.33"

Width: 3.15"

Thickness: 0.16" 

 


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