Beijing Ancient Observatory Photos

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The Beijing Ancient Observatory is a pretelescopic observatory located in Beijing, China. The revolutionary tools used within this ancient observatory were built in 1442 during the Ming Dynasty, and later amended during the Qing.
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Old Planetarium View

Remnant Of The Old City Wall

An Armillary Sphere Replica

The Quadrant

New Armilla

Celestial Globe

Ecliptic Armilla

Altazimuth

Azimuth Theodolite

Sextant

The Armillary Sphere

Equatorial Armilla