Lo Gnomone Clementino Astronomia Meridiana in Basilica [IMA]


The Clementine Gnomon realized in 1702 by the astronomer Francesco Bianchini (1661-1729) upon the will of Pope Clement XI (1700-1721) in the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Rome is fully reviewed about its scientific functions.

Read this paper on arXiv…

C. Sigismondi
Mon, 25 Jul 16

Comments: 78 pages, with color images and photo. Text in Italian