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The Florence Duomo’s Gnomon, An Ancient Astronomical Tool

A very special way of marking the summer solstice takes place in Florence every year. For one hour at midday, on specific dates on and near the solstice, sunlight streams through the cupola of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo … Continue reading

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