Dumont d'Urville, commander of the Astrolabe, had then sailed, and two months after Dillon had left Vanikoro he put into Hobart Town.
"Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea" by Jules Verne
This man used words as a master mariner would use compass and astrolabe.
"Days of the Discoverers" by L. Lamprey
His prose, like his verse, his "Treatise on the Astrolabe" like his tales, are in English.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
As Quadrantes, The Astronomers Ryng, The Astronomers staffe, The Astrolabe vniuersall.
"The Mathematicall Praeface to Elements of Geometrie of Euclid of Megara" by John Dee
You were only two days' sail to there from Astrolabe Reefs.
"Rídan The Devil And Other Stories" by Louis Becke
A sextant and astrolabe were brought him from France, of whose use no one could inform him, though he asked all whom he met.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The upright part of an astrolabe.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
At the end of one of the yew walks was a rusty astrolabe on a moss-grown marble pedestal, and by this he found her.
"In Brief Authority" by F. Anstey
Many medieval astrolabes have survived, and at least three medieval equatoria are known.
"On the Origin of Clockwork, Perpetual Motion Devices, and the Compass" by Derek J. de Solla Price
There were also astrolabes and dioptras.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
Voyage de l'Astrolabe, 1834.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
That was the last view of the interior of the Palace, the empty court, and the swinging, sighing astrolabe.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
They applied the astrolabe to marine use, and constructed tables.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
ASTROLABE BAY, an inlet on the N.E.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
The principle of the astrolabe is explained in fig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Could those be some sort of Persian astrolabe, like navigators use to estimate latitude by fixing the elevation of the sun or stars?
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Besides these apparatus, she was likewise the inventor of an astrolabe and a planisphere.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
These were the quadrant and astrolabe, as known to all.
"The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci" by Amerigo Vespucci
First the sun's altitude is found by means of the revolving rule at the back of the astrolabe.
"Astronomical Lore in Chaucer" by Florence M. Grimm
The Portuguese first made that possible by using astronomical observations and inventing the quadrant and the astrolabe.
"The South American Republics Part I of II" by Thomas C. Dawson
No, the method in general is not new, but it did seem to blossom in the literature this year. (3) And what Badacke-Damijni and Roselot (2006) describe as a modern astrolabe.
Astrophysics in 2006
The astrolabe, of course, but also the nocturnal, armillary spheres, cross staff, quadrant, dioptra, and (on p. 193) that funny-looking star-burst on a stick that old astronomers (we mean 15th century or something, not ourselves) are sometimes shown holding.
Astrophysics in 2006
One of the instruments used was called ”Merkhet,” (similar to an astrolabe), which could mean ”indicator.” It consisted of a horizontal, narrow wooden bar with a hole near one end, through which the astronomer would look to ﬁx the position of the star.
Senenmut: An Ancient Egyptian Astronomer