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Astronomical clock
26-DEC-2009 Alexander S. Howen

Astronomical clock

Lyon, France

Records mention this clock in the late 14th Century. Constructed at a time when the sun was believed to orbit the earth, this clock measured a range of astronomical parameters. It is located in the Chapel of the Virgin, part of the complex of the Basilica of Fourviere in Lyon.


Canon EOS 40D
1/20s f/4.5 at 28.0mm iso1600 full exif

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