Jacques

Jacques

Posted on 05/13/2012


Photo taken on March 26, 2012



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Italy
Cathedral
Downtown
Duomo
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Palermo Capital
Palermo Province
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Sicily Island
Zodiac Signs
Meridian Line
Aquarius and Sagittarius Signs


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P3266253ac Aquarius and Sagittarius Signs of the Zodiac at Palerme Cathedral 1690

P3266253ac Aquarius and Sagittarius Signs of the Zodiac at Palerme Cathedral 1690
Marble inlays in the floor; There is a set of zodiacal signs in the cathedral crossing the marble floor on a meridian line; A small hole in the ceiling projects a spot of sunlight moving with the sun displacement; This spot crosses every sunny day at noon a North-South line called meridian; The crab sign of Cancer at South end of the meridian line is reached by the spot in midsummer when the sun is high; The opposite Capricorn sign at North end is reached in midwinter; Other signs are placed where the spot crosses the meridian on other months; Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Province Capital Cathedral Duomo.

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