Astronomical clocks

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.

Connected Sites

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Bourges Cathedral The Astronomical Clock of Bourges cathedral dates back to 1424 and was made by the canon and mathematician Jean Furosis. The clock is made of a tower holding two clocks, painted red and decorated with flowers, shields and golden lines.
Lyon Cathedral
L├╝beck at St.-Marien-Kirche
Maritime Greenwich In the Royal Observatory
Old City of Berne
Roskilde Cathedral
Venice and its Lagoon St Mark's


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