Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Greenwich Observatory

The Greenwich Royal Observatory was founded by order of King Charles II to study astronomy and to fix longitude

The Greenwich Royal Observatory, just after one o'clock GMT, the time ball had just dropped to allow the boats on the River Thames to synchronize their clocks. The time ball was built as public time signal in 1833, while the observatory dates back from 1675.

Camera: Pentax K100D