Astrolabe Catalogue


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Tympan 1a
Latitude 22°0'


Divisions Labelled Style
Divided every 6° from 0° to 90° Labelled every 6° with   (Abdjad) numerals Plain line.


Type Labelled Style Notes
Equator Plain line.
Tropic of Cancer Plain line.
Tropic of Capricorn Plain line.


Type Labelled Description
Meridian line
Horizon rectus
Unequal hours Numbered (None in None script) (Abdjad), Plain line style.


Transcription Translation Type
لعرص كب Latitude 22° Latitude
ساعاته يج كب Hours 13h 22m Hours of daylight
المشرق East Direction
المغرب West Direction
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