And since I am fond of panoramic views (and slow-motion videos) to the point of weirdness, here’s one of the square outside Strasbourg cathedral.
A final view of the west facade of the cathedral as we left it…
A view of the beautifully painted roof on the way out.
A last look at the orrery. A small side-note; the clock shows the completion date of the clock as 1842 but it was completed in 1843… A last note for any of you who happen to visit Strasbourg, there’s a reportedly wonderful display of models of Jesus and the apostles walking across the clock at noon-ish. … Continue reading
A portrait of Copernicus, perhaps to commemorate the man who turned astronomy on its head, right next to an ecclesiastical clock in a church no less.
Each piece was so exquisitely crafted. A globe (I assume) in front of the clock.
Another view of the Astronomical clock at Strasbourg cathedral. This is the perpetual calendar. More information on the clock can be read here.
Strasbourg cathedral is famous for it’s astronomical clock. The details can be found at its own wikipedia page. For me at the moment, I just admired its beauty…This is the orrery, showing the solar system.
Another example of the beautiful art on display at Strasbourg cathedral. Yet again I was at a loss to understand the story behind the painting, so I satisfied myself with admiring the work itself.