The name "astrolabe" comes from the Greek word astro, meaning star, and labio, "that which searches," so it could be translated as "star searcher."
Nonetheless, this complex instrument has many other applications, like finding the time during the day or night, finding the time of a celestial event such as sunrise or sunset and as a handy reference of celestial positions.
The golden age of sundials lasted from the 15th century to the end of the 18th.
Alter years of study and research Dr. L.H.V. has developed this Astrolabe based in classics. Its precision and aesthetics makes of this instrument, made for 50º Latitude, a unique piece.