The nocturnal produced in the early 17th century in Germany was used to measure the time based on the location of a star at night. As well as the time, the length of the night, the phase and the transit time of the moon, and others can be figured out by using the instrument.


  • Title: Nocturnal Nocturnal
  • Location: Korea Museum Maritime Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: D5.5(cm)
  • Medium: Metal

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