Astronomical clock

Astronomical clock

New postby Glyn Meredith » Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:39 am

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information, such as the relative positions of the sun, moon, zodiacal constellations, and sometimes major planets.

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Re: Astronomical clock

New postby Lagodave » Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:16 pm

Glyn,
I've seen that clock in person a few years ago. :mrgreen:
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Re: Astronomical clock

New postby Glyn Meredith » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:58 pm

See the 600th Anniversary show on youtube. The show is as amazing as the history of the clock.

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Re: Astronomical clock

New postby 4thdimension » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:21 pm

From Wikipedia here is a diagram of the functions displayed on the dial. Not too shabby for 1410! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Schem ... n.png#file
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