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Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr al Ibari century) Astrolabe with geared calendar, Oxford, Museum of the History of Science. Of Persian origin, and one of the oldest complete devices of it's like in the museums collection.

Astrolabe, Yemen, 1291, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Astrolabe, 1291 Yemen Pierced and engraved brass (a) case: Gr. (b) bar: Gr. (with attached nail) 1 in.

A specutacular Arabic astrolabe from Moorish Spain, made by Ibrahim ibn Said al-Sahli in 1086. They come with many exchangeable dials and is amazingly well preserved in the Landesmuseum Kassel, Germany. The instruments were displayed on the occasion of the fifth annual conference in November 2008 of the historical section of the Vereinigung der Sternfreunde (German Amateur Astronomical Society).

A specutacular Arabic astrolabe from Moorish Spain, made by Ibrahim ibn Said al-Sahli in 1086. They come with many exchangeable dials and is amazingly well preserved in the Landesmuseum Kassel, Germany. The instruments were displayed on the occasion of the fifth annual conference in November 2008 of the historical section of the Vereinigung der Sternfreunde (German Amateur Astronomical Society).

Astrolabe - Mesurer le Ciel et la Terre

Astrolabe - Mesurer le Ciel et la Terre

Silver-inlaid brass planispheric astrolabe Spain, probably Toledo, 14th century. Engraved copper alloy inlaid with silver. Source: Aga Khan Museum

Silver-inlaid brass planispheric astrolabe Spain, probably Toledo, century. Engraved copper alloy inlaid with silver.

Spherical Astrolabe, by Musa, Eastern Islamic, 1480/81  Why is this not available in jewelry-sized modern replica? C'mon Alchemy Gothic, get on it!

Astronomy- This is a Spherical Astrolabe. The name "astrolabe" comes from the Greek word astro, meaning star, and labio, meaning that which searches, so it could be translated as "star searcher.

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