Meridian of the Duomo

On the floor near the main entrance is a sundial, engraved with zodiac symbols placed so that it is struck by a ray of sunlight breaking through a hole in the opposite wall On the summer solstice, the ray strikes the tongue of bronze set in the floor; on the winter solstice, the ray of light stretches out to reach the meridian…
Meridian of the Duomo, astronomical reference until 1884, now Greenwich…
(Meridian of the Duomo, Milan, Italy)

Meridian of the Duomo


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