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Astrolabe Workshop

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A workshop on the planispheric astrolabe, a medieval astronomical instrument which shows the movement of the sun and some selected bright stars in the sky. During the workshop, participants learn about the historical development and anatomy of the instruments and learn how to use the instrument by hands on exercises with a low-cost cardboard model of an astrolabe distributed to all participants.

By Hüseyin Sen

Date: 21st February 2015

Venue: BMHC, College Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, M16 8BP

Cost: £10 (Payable at entrance)

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/astrolabe-workshop-tickets-15326219134 or administrator@bmhc.org.uk

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