SU9378 : Armillary Sphere by Dorney Lake

taken 7 years ago, near to Boveney, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Armillary Sphere by Dorney Lake
Armillary Sphere by Dorney Lake
Set inside an artificial stone circle is this modern sphere. An armillary sphere is "a model of a celestial sphere consisting of rings representing the relative positions of the celestial equator, ecliptic, etc., used by early astronomers for determining the position of stars".
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SU9378, 27 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9322 7801 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.6016N 0:39.5171W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9320 7801
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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