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Central face of the Astronomical Clock depicting Christ, built 1865-68 by clockmaker Auguste Verite, based on a model of the Strasbourg clock, in the Cathedrale Saint-Pierre de Beauvais or Cathedral of St Peter of Beauvais, an incomplete Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral consecrated in 1272, Beauvais, Oise, Picardy, France. The 52 dials display the times of the rising and setting sun and moon, the position of the planets, the current time in 18 cities around the world, and the tidal times. The...
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