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Astrolabe-blur

This image shpws an ancient Astrolabe.

An instrument used to make astronomical measurements, typically of the altitudes of celestial bodies, and in navigation for calculating latitude, before the development of the sextant.  Astrolabe can also be used for navigation by locating yourself. You can hold it towards the sun or a star and locate your position on land. 

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