Sextant, historical diagram

Sextant, historical diagram

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Caption: Sextant, historical diagram. 17th Century woodcut illustration of a sextant. Published in 'Astronomiae instauratae progymnasmata' by the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1600).

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