A sextant defined latitude. A clock longitude. Defining the angle of Sun and Stars with the horizon was an important way to navigate and survey. A beautiful intricate little instrument with an interesting and ancient history.
Sextant in case
Store: Het Scheepvaartmuseum
Charming pocket sextant are used by Victorian explorers and surveyors. Intricate and semi-functional, it has all the pieces needed to shoot the sun.
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