Beijing 2014: Antique instruments at Beijing Observatory

Posted by David Eicher
on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

By David J. Eicher

Antique instruments at Beijing Observatory date to 1673 (celestial globe and quadrant) and 1744 (new armillary sphere), works of function and art that still decorate the observatory’s rooftop, Beijing, China, June 25, 2014.

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