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Outdoor Interactive Science DisplaysArmillary sphere, Brooklyn Botanic Garden - New York, New York

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The sphere is made of bronze bands representing the principle celestial circles and constellations. A thin bronze rod, or gnomon, passes through the center of the sphere, pointing north and casting a shadow on the inside of the sphere, to tell time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65

location: New York

date approved: 11/21/2018

last visited: never

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