Nautical Sundial Compass.

Nautical Sundial Compass.

ADORABLE! Craft Stick Pencil Bookmarks by craftsbyamanda.com

Craft Stick Pencil Bookmarks

ADORABLE! Craft Stick Pencil Bookmarks by craftsbyamanda.com

astrolobe in the Batha Museum in Fez. “This astrolabe includes all of the component parts of the planispheric astrolabes that were indispensable to ancient astronomers for determining prayer times and the height of the stars, and for establishing horoscopes. It is one of the first portable astrolabes in the West.”

astrolobe in the Batha Museum in Fez. “This astrolabe includes all of the component parts of the planispheric astrolabes that were indispensable to ancient astronomers for determining prayer times and the height of the stars, and for establishing horoscopes. It is one of the first portable astrolabes in the West.”

The Brass Orrery - Model Solar System by Photo_History, via Flickr    http://www.flickr.com/photos/20939975@N04/6232877716/

The Brass Orrery - Model Solar System by Photo_History, via Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/20939975@N04/6232877716/

Nautical compass, for all those sea-farin' strangers

Nautical compass, for all those sea-farin' strangers

Compass and Sun Dial | 1700-1750

Compass and Sun Dial | 1700-1750

Wonderful and ancient Medieval clock in Wells, Somerset Cathedral, England. It dates from the 14th century. It is an astronomic clock showing not only the time but also the phases of the moon, the motion of both sun and moon and the time since the last new moon.

Wonderful and ancient Medieval clock in Wells, Somerset Cathedral, England. It dates from the 14th century. It is an astronomic clock showing not only the time but also the phases of the moon, the motion of both sun and moon and the time since the last new moon.

Antique Sundial Compass via ANTIQUEDECORS on Etsy

Clear Goal as a Compass: Got Sidetracked?

Antique Sundial Compass via ANTIQUEDECORS on Etsy

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Nautical Brass Sundial Compass, Antique Brass Vintage Camping Hiking Collector Compass

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Detail of Rose Compass, from Map of the Black Sea. Ayer MS 21.

Detail of Rose Compass, from Map of the Black Sea. Ayer MS 21.

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