Astrolabe Catalogue

Shadow square

Type: Shadow square
Style: Tangent/Cotangent
Geometry: Box
Repeats: 1 times
Notes: Although some of the sides are labeled as one would expect, the shadow square itself does not contain any scale. This renders it unuseable.

Scale located on: Tympan, Womb or Back .

Location(s) detail:

e: All four sides of the shadow square, commonly found in the lower half of the center of the instrument. (e)


Type: Scale label
Content: ظل الاصابع
Translation: Shadow [scale] of fingers
Language: Arabic
Script: Nashki
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