Miller Planisphere Star Finder - model 22 degree - Latitudes to
Astronomical calendar clock; eight-day movement with two trains, for going and striking, both with fusee; dead beat escapement with inverted crutch piece, pendulum suspended from vertical steel loop; striking-train with inside count-wheel; back plate engraved with foliate border, scrolling foliage, birds and a mask; dial constructed from several fixed sections of brass and copper, with idle subsidiary corner dials and a nest of rings at centre, some rotating, some fixed; give multiple…
NEWGRANGE is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located about one kilometre north of the River Boyne. It was built during the Neolithic period around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.
An ancient stone monolith in England was likely an astronomical marker, according to new archaeological evidence. The stone is triangular in shape and angles up toward geographic south. Its orientation and slant angle are aligned.
antikythera-mechanism-Found in the sunken wreckage of a Greek cargo ship that is at least years old, the circular bronze artifact contains a maze of interlocking gears and mysterious characters etched all over its exposed faces
The Astronomical Clock of Besançon
One of the world's most complex timepieces. The Astronomical Clock of Besançon. The astronomical clock of Besançon Cathedral, located in the center of the old French watchmaking capital of Besançon, is one of the most complicated horological devices in the world. Installed in 1860, the clock features 30,000 pieces, 70 dials, 122 indicators, the local time in 17 places around the world, the time and height of the tides in eight French ports, a perpetual calendar with leap year cycles, times…