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Spherical Astrolabe  wikidata:Q55867036 
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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
English: brass
Français : laiton
Dimensions Unspecified
Accession number
1962-25
References described at URL: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/49687
Source/Photographer Islamic Instrumentation - A Spherical Astrolabe, by Brian from Glasgow, Scotland, 2007-11-02 16:35

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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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