Erasmus Habermel (ca. 1538-1606)
Sextant, 1600
Prague, Národní Technické Muzeum, inv. 24551

This instrument was made by a craftsman who worked for Tycho Brahe. It is a reinterpretation on a smaller scale of the triangular astronomical sextant for two observers built by Tycho Brahe in 1582.
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Erasmus Habermel (ca. 1538-1606)
Sextant, 1600
Prague, Národní Technické Muzeum, inv. 24551

This instrument was made by a craftsman who worked for Tycho Brahe. It is a reinterpretation on a smaller scale of the triangular astronomical sextant for two observers built by Tycho Brahe in 1582.

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