Engineering series 8: Astronomical clocks in Prague and Münster

Prague, September 2019

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Astrolabium
  3. Astronomical clock in Münster
  4. Astronomical clock in Prague
  5. Summary

Introduction

For plenty of reasons, Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, and if you had the pleasure to spend a few days in the capital of the Czech Republic (aka Czechia) for a sightseeing tour you would probably visit the Old Town Square in the city center with its scores of splendid and ancient buildings.

At the southwestern corner of the square one particularly noteworthy complex of …