An Astronomical Clock

Prague, Czech Republic, June 2010

Prague, Czech Republic, June 2010

In Prague the Astronomical Clock keeps the time alongside the position of the sun and moon in the sky.

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4 thoughts on “An Astronomical Clock

  1. Hey Melanie, you brought back such pleasant memories to mind. I remember going to Prague when I was a teen with my Mom and Dad. And I still vividly remember this beautiful work of art and science. It apparently celebrated its 605th B-day last year. The history of this clock is phenomenal and folk lore has it that the creator was deliberately blinded so he would not re-create his piece of work. The figures shown in the picture are representative of lust, vanity, greed and death. Thanks for sharing. Aah the good ole days…

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