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Horologium

(ho-rŏ-loh -jee-ŭm, hor-ŏ-) (Clock) An inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the star Achernar. Apart from Alpha (α), which is of magnitude 3.8, the brightest stars are of 4th magnitude. Abbrev.: Hor; genitive form: Horologii; approx. position: RA 3.5h, dec –50°; area: 249 sq deg.

Horologium

 

(the Clock), a constellation of the southern hemisphere; its brightest star has a visual stellar magnitude of 3.9. The constellation is most easily viewed in November; it is partly visible from the southern regions of the USSR. (SeeSTELLAR SKY.)

Horologium

[‚hȯr·ə′lō·jē·əm]
(astronomy)
A constellation with right ascension 3 hours, declination 60° south. Also known as Clock.
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La ubicacion de los horologion fue concebida desde un diseno intencionado, pero con el objeto de parecer casual, para que pudiera ser apropiado por la ciudadania.
En ese entonces, al conjunto de instrumentos que median el tiempo se les llamo horologia --del griego horologion, y este de [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], 'tiempo' y [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], legein, 'decir'--, de la cual se deriva el r nombre de estas maquinarias en varias lenguas romances.
by the Syrian astronomer Andronikos Kyrrhestes, his Horologion performed as an elaborate weathervane and water clock.