astronomical clock


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astronomical clock

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1. (Astronomy) a complex clock showing astronomical phenomena, such as the phases of the moon
2. (Horology) a complex clock showing astronomical phenomena, such as the phases of the moon
3. (Astronomy) any clock showing sidereal time used in observatories
4. (Horology) any clock showing sidereal time used in observatories
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Also in the upper square is the Town Hall (Radnice) featuring its Astronomical Clock.
Nearby is one of the city's most iconic attractions: the Prague astronomical clock on the face of the Old Town Hall.
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Prague Astronomical Clock, Prague, Czech Republic This medieval astronomical clock was installed in 1410 and is situated on the southern wall of the Old Town City Hall in Prague's Old Town Square.
50) for a great view over the square and make sure you're at the tower's fabulous 15th century Astronomical Clock on the hour to see it whirr into action.
Don't miss the famous astronomical clock on Old Town Square, and cross ancient Charles Bridge with its blackened statues to glorious Mala Strana, beneath the imposing mass of the Castle District crowned by magnificent St Vitus Cathedral.
Edward Dent was born in London in 1790, served his apprenticeship under his cousin, a watch maker called Richard Rippon, and was just 24 when his genius as a designer of chronometers was first recognised in an order from the Admiralty for an astronomical clock.
One of the biggest crowd pullers here is the Astronomical Clock of the grandiose Old Town City Hall.
Indeed, on the hour, every hour, crowds gather to observe the procession of the 12 apostles at the town hall's 700-year-old Astronomical Clock.