Links between astrolabe & astrology. On 1 side is an astrolabe 4 a single latitude & on th other an astrological volvelle, th positions f planets & other celestial bodies, especially in relation traditional astrological houses
The “Emperor’s Astronomy” (Petrus Apianus, 1495-1552) is one of the great masterpieces of sixteenth-century printing, and also one of the top-ten in my personal digital collection. I found the codex a couple of months ago, when I was looking for “volvelles” (or wheel chart, which is a paper slide chart with rotating parts used mainly in ancient astronomy treatises, introduced by Persian astronomer Abu Rayhan Biruni).
Atlas Coelestis Seu Harmonia Macrocosmica, By A.Cellarius / P.Schenk & G.Valk. Published Amsterdam, 1660-1708. http://image.invaluable.com.global.prod.fastly.net/housePhotos/kodnergalleries/86/430086/H4023-L49596435.jpg