Create your own compass. Great way to learn how to read a compass and discuss the Earth's magnetic field

Create your own compass. Great way to learn how to read a compass and discuss the Earth's magnetic field

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Astronomical compendium consisting of a box with three compartments. In the first, there is an astrolabe and a lunar calendar. Between the first and second compartment is an hour circle. The second compartment houses a sundial and a magnetic compass for orientation. The third compartment contains the Horae planetarum table and an horary quadrant with a shadow square. The markings are in German.

Astronomical compendium consisting of a box with three compartments. In the first, there is an astrolabe and a lunar calendar. Between the first and second compartment is an hour circle. The second compartment houses a sundial and a magnetic compass for orientation. The third compartment contains the Horae planetarum table and an horary quadrant with a shadow square. The markings are in German.

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Simple theodolite, Italian, 1676 / Collection: SCM - Surveying / Object Name: simple theodolite; magnetic compass / Maker: Macarius, Johannes Place

Simple theodolite, Italian, 1676 / Collection: SCM - Surveying / Object Name: simple theodolite; magnetic compass / Maker: Macarius, Johannes Place

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Rustic Nautical Compass - Inspiration = Monochromatic Weathered Metal, Historical Nautical Instrument, Interesting Shapes

Rustic Nautical Compass - Inspiration = Monochromatic Weathered Metal, Historical Nautical Instrument, Interesting Shapes

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Astronomical compendium. London, England, AD 1593. Made for Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, the favorite of Elizabeth I. It consists of a nocturnal, a latitude list, a magnetic compass, a list of ports and harbours, a perpetual calendar and a lunar indicator.

Astronomical compendium. London, England, AD 1593. Made for Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, the favorite of Elizabeth I. It consists of a nocturnal, a latitude list, a magnetic compass, a list of ports and harbours, a perpetual calendar and a lunar indicator.

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This is a beautiful polished solid brass reproduction of an antique pocket sundial with an internal magnetic compass.  The top of the sundial is hinged and a curved scale is used to set your local latitude angle.  The magnetic compass allows the sundial to be oriented North. An optional Small Hardwood Case with Inlaid Compass Rose is available for storage and display. The brass sundial with magnetic compass and leather case sells for only $36.

This is a beautiful polished solid brass reproduction of an antique pocket sundial with an internal magnetic compass. The top of the sundial is hinged and a curved scale is used to set your local latitude angle. The magnetic compass allows the sundial to be oriented North. An optional Small Hardwood Case with Inlaid Compass Rose is available for storage and display. The brass sundial with magnetic compass and leather case sells for only $36.

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Vectronix | Rangefinders, Day  Night | rangefinders | night vision goggles | military rangefinder

Vectronix | Rangefinders, Day Night | rangefinders | night vision goggles | military rangefinder

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