Useful links on astrolabes

Continue to discover the world of astrolabes with the following resources:

User manual of Shadows

The user manual of the Shadows software is a complete guide on its features, but it also offers a whole section on astrolabes and their use. The manual contains more than 110 pages, illustrated in colors. You may browse through it on-line or download the PDF, or even obtain a paper version printed on demand in coloors, send by mail post.

On-line user manual

Browse through it page by page on this site.

Paperback version of the manual

Order your paper version of the user manual using a print-on-demand service.

Museums and collections

The following museums offer private collections of astrolabes.

Web sites


Introduction to astrolabes (video: 21 min 26 s)