Written in the Stars .......(Astro clock)

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Astronomical Clock St. Mary's Church Rostock

Behind the high altar on the apse is an astronomical clock built in 1472 by Hans Düringer, a clockmaker from Nuremberg. It consists of three partitions - Top: Apostle-go-round giving an hourly performance of the apostles crossing before Jesus for a blessing before entry into eternal bliss, and the last, Judas, is shut out;

  • Middle: Clock with daily time, zodiac, moon phases, and month;

  • Bottom: Calendar, which is valid until 2017. The medieval clock is the only one of its kind still in working condition with its original clockworks.

here in the photo not the entire clock only a part of it

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Comments (124)

K@rin on February 4, 2013

Hello Francesco thanks for the very nice comment and like , sorry for late reply

hello James thanks for the fantastic comment and like ,

best wishes to you both

Hannes Th. on February 17, 2013

Hallo Karin Habe zufällig Dein Bild gesehen und mich daran erinnert das ich auch etwa 40 Bilder in der Kirche August 2010 geschossen habe. Ein ähnliches Bild habe ich auch in meiner Sammlung wiedergefunden, war schon fast vergessen un zu meinen Glück jetzt wiederentdeckt, mfg Hannes

Maurice MAZELLIER on August 15, 2013

Pour moi, qui suit - " Taureau.! ** " , Es ce que , je peu Espérer.. - Quelque. Chose...! -
- Bravo.. pour le Partage.. - Merçi..

K@rin on September 7, 2013

Hallo Hannes , thanks for the lovely message , sorry for my late discovery , best wishes to you

Hello Maurice thanks for the beautiful comment , Taureay so your birthday is probably in may :) , best wishes to you

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  • Uploaded on December 27, 2011
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    by K@rin
    • Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2011/10/12 10:58:49
    • Exposure: 0.020s (1/50)
    • Focal Length: 30.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash