More than a clock…

The Prague Astronomical Clock (Orloj) dates back to the 1400s yet is a sophisticated engineering marvel. CLICK HERE for a detailed description of it’s numerous astronomical calibrations. Copyright 2019 Pamela Breitberg
Death and Lust are characterized on the right side of the clock’s face. Under careful, regular repair this incredible piece of art and engineering draws crowds of tourists on the hour, every hour to watch it’s animations and listen to it’s chimes. Copyright 2019 Pamela Breitberg
Vanity and Greed are represented on the left side of this clock’s face. Close up image of some the detail of the Prague Astronomical Clock. Copyright 2019 Pamela Breitberg

Prague’s Astronomical Clock has layers of scientifically accurate information; more telling than just the hour and minute of the current day. Copyright 2019 Pamela BreitbergBelow Praque’s Astronomical Clock is a depiction of the Church Calendar. Copyright 2019 Pamela BreitbergThe Prague Astronomical Clock is easy to pass by because it is surrounded by many 14th century and later architectural wonders. But the gathered crowds directs the attention it’s due to the Clock. The Old Town Square is in face a UNESCO site. Copyright 2019 Pamela Breitberg

And who is peering out from the corner of the clock? What secrets can he share? Copyright 2019 Pamela Breitberg

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