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Astronomical compendium, all leaves
Astronomical compendium for latitudes 0â”œÃ—_-90â”œÃ—_ north. This oval-shaped instrument has five leaves held together by small brass pegs. Engraved on leaf Ia is an image of Juno, together with three peacocks and two mythical beasts. Leaf Ib contains a lunar volvelle. On leaf IIa is a perpetual calendar and on IIb a table of latitudes. Leaf III is a universal equinoctial dial on which is the maker's signature: 'Humfray . Colle . made this . diall . anno . 1569'.
- Image reference: C9690
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Greenwich Hospital Collection