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The best music tattoo I've seen

Music is my heartbeat. I want this. I would love to have this. Without music I would die it seems like. So there for music is my heartbeat.

Astronomical clock on Fotopedia

Germany Ulm City Hall 2 Germany Astronomical Clock of Ulm Townhall

David Ramsay AN IMPORTANT AND EARLY SILVER AND GILT-METAL OVAL ASTRONOMICAL VERGE WATCH WITH PORTRAIT ENGRAVING OF KING JAMES I AND INDICATIONS FOR MONTHS WITH SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC,  DAY WITH RULING PLANET, LUNAR DATE, MOON-PHASES AND PLANET HOUR CIRCA 1618 Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 GBP

Lot 4 David Ramsay's rare silver and gilt-metal royal oval verge watch with astronomical dial with engraved portrait of King James I, circa It was estimated at - and sold for

Christoph Schissler, Astronomical Compendium, 1561. Augsburg, Germany.

design-is-fine: “ Christoph Schissler, Astronomical Compendium, Augsburg, Germany. V&A “ Pocket-size compendia were produced by specialist instrument makers.

It is an ancient tool, created over two thousand years ago when people thought that the Earth was the center of the universe. They are often referred to as the first computer and however debatable that statement might be there is one thing for sure without a doubt. Astrolabes are objects of immense mystery and beauty.

Astrolabe – Magnificent Computer of the Ancients ~ Kuriositas This invention changed everything for the first time, we could know the time, the day and when the sun would rise and set. Lost to the west after the fall of Rome.

Astrolabes are problem solving instruments – they compute things such as the time of day according the position of the sun and the stars in the sky. Like a computer, you input information and then you receive output.  They were typically made of brass and had a 6 inch diameter, although as we will see much larger ones were made.

Astrolabe old MiddleAge pagan tech computer mystery/beauty for sky map/astronomy/time/day calc with earth as ctr of univ, typically brass) (by landahlhauts

100 Year Calendar

Calendar - Nautical engravings, anchor/ tall sailing vessel - for men at sea, living under harsh conditions. Bet you'd find this hooked on to sailors' belts.