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Fireside Chat ‘A Quadrant like Blaeu’s: the construction, use and accuracy of a full-size replica’

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Taking observations with Blaeu's wooden quadrant replica (photo by Rasjied Sloot). Presented by Nicolàs de Hilster, Independent Scholar, the Netherlands Synopsis Recently Nicolàs made a replica of Willebrord Snellius' wooden quadrant that was made for him by Willem Jansz Blaeu at the beginning of the seventeenth century as a successor to the iron quadrant Snellius …

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