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Astronomical Clock at Exeter Cathedral


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About this observation
Andy Wilson
Time of observation
26/09/2018 - 12:30
Astronomical Clock
Observing location
Exeter Cathedral

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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