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Observation by Andy Wilson: Astronomical Clock at Exeter Cathedral

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Andy Wilson

Observer

Andy Wilson

Observed

2018 Sep 26 - 11:30

Uploaded

2019 Jun 02 - 09:09

Objects

Historical

Location

Exeter Cathedral

Target name

Astronomical Clock

Title

Astronomical Clock at Exeter Cathedral

About this image

This clock at Exeter Cathedral is thought to date to 1484, given by Bishop Courtenay, though the movement is more recent installed in 1885. At the centre is the Earth, around which revolves the Moon which shows its phases as it turns on its axis. The fleur-de-lys in the outer circle represents the Sun, completing its 'orbit' every 24 hours.

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