• the oldest known orrery..

    From August Abolins@2:221/1.58 to JIMMY ANDERSON on Monday, March 22, 2021 21:40:00

    ** On Monday 22.03.21 - 08:45, JIMMY ANDERSON wrote to ALAN IANSON:

    Astronomy Picture of the Day
    2021 March 21
    The ancient Antikythera mechanism is shown, the oldest
    known orrery.

    VERY interesting! This prompted me to actually pull this one up on
    the web and look at it. :-)

    A fully functioning orrery is beautiful to see in action.


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