Horary Quadrant

A horary quadrant is used to find the time of day by measuring the Sun’s altitude. This horary quadrant is English from the 17th century.

Caption:
A horary quadrant is used to find the time of day by measuring the Sun’s altitude.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Origin: Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Jaclyn Nash
JN2012-1286
Navigation Methods
 
A horary quadrant is used to find the time of day by measuring the Sun’s altitude.