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Exhibition of historical astronomical devices

Date: 14.12.2022
Start Time: 2.00 p.m.
Organiser: JU Museum Collegium Maius, Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Contact: zzoja@poczta.fm
Exhibition of historical astronomical devices

On 14 December 2020, the Jagiellonian Museum Collegium Maius will host a hands-on exhibition of replicas of pre-Copernican astronomical devices as well as a collection of historical astronomical tools.





Programme:

  • Sundials as astronomical devices (in Polish) – Rafał Zaczkowski (Przypkowski Museum in Jędrzejów)
  • From armillary sphere to torquetum (in Polish) – Prof. Jarosław Włodarczyk (Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • Astrolabes and Astrolabe Stuff (in English) – Prof. Josefina Rodríguez-Arribas
  • Exhibition of historical astronomical tools in JU Museum Collegium Maius

To attend the event, please contact the organisers under the following e-mail address until 28 November: zzoja@poczta.fm. The number of places is limited.

The event will be livestreamed on JU Museum YouTube channel.

Event coordinators:

Dr hab. Ewa Wyka, Prof. PAN

Prof. Josefina Rodríguez-Arribas