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Object

Spherical Astrolabe  wikidata:Q55867036 
Artist
Signed by Musa
Spherical Astrolabe
Title
English: Spherical astrolabe
Nederlands: Islamitisch sferisch astrolabium
Oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Sfera astrolyabiyasi
Hrvatski: Sferni astrolab nastao u srednjevjekovnoj islamskoj astronomiji.
Français : Astrolabe sphérique (885H/1480-81)
Русский: Сферическая астролябия
Object type astrolabe
Description
The spherical astrolabe from medieval Islamic astronomy, c. 1480, in the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford[1]
Date 885H/1480-81
Medium brass and silver
Dimensions Diameter: 90 mm (3.5 ″)
dimensions QS:P2386,+90U174789
institution QS:P195,Q6941088
Accession number
1962-25
References described at URL: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/49687

Photograph

Photographer
Brian from Glasgow, Scotland
Date 2 November 2007, 16:35
Source/Photographer Islamic Instrumentation - A Spherical Astrolabe
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  1. David C. Lindberg; Michael H. Shank (7 October 2013) The Cambridge History of Science: Volume 2, Medieval Science, Cambridge University Press, p. 173 Retrieved on 15 May 2018. ISBN: 978-1-316-02547-5.

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spherical astrolabe in the History of Science Museum, Oxford

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21:07, 29 December 2009Thumbnail for version as of 21:07, 29 December 20091,280 × 960 (198 KB)KJG2007{{Information |Description=This is a really fascinating relic of the time when Islamic Scholars were at the forefront of astronomy, mathematics and scientists. it's just such an amazingly intricate and mysterious object, it's hard not to see it as having
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