Eastern Astrolabe


The Astrolabe is the most sophisticated and beautiful of the Astronomical Instruments. It is used to measure time, azimuths and star declinations...
In short: an elegant analogue computer.

The Astrolabe we present here is an updated replica of the one created by the famous astrolabe maker "Diya'al l Din Muhammad" in the year 1647 (1057 [AH]) and made in the city of Lahore. 

We provide a booklet with history and uses, with 21 practical examples of possible operations.
The Astrolabe is a representation of the celestial sphere (basically) in which the most important stars are represented.

Parts of the astrolabe

At this time, orders shipped within the United States are shipped using USPS or UPS. Tracking information will be provided via email.

International shipping is offered on case-by-case basis. Please email us at contactus@pem.org to inquire.

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For our local customers, we are pleased to offer an In Store Pickup option! How it works:

  1. Shop online at shop.pem.org

  2. At checkout, select Curbside Pickup as your shipping method. Place your order.

  3. Once we have prepared your order, you will receive an email that your order is ready for pickup.

  4. Follow the pickup instructions provided in your email. Arrive at our Store location at 161 Essex Street.

  5. Orders not picked up within two weeks of order date will be canceled and refunded.

Please Note: Please allow 2-3 days from purchase date for processing. In Store Pickup is available Thursday through Monday 10 am–5 pm.

We are pleased to accept returns within 30 days of the purchase date. All returned items must be in their original condition and packaging.

To begin your return process, please email us at: contactus@pem.org

Please note: Sale, clearance and personal use items, such as face masks, cannot be returned or exchanged for store credit.


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