Welcome to the

Almagest Information Pages

Contents Page

FAQ - Answers to the questions you have asked

Clocking the Planets - Financial Times article about Almagest

April 2002 - Planets gather in the Evening Sky

The Harry Potter Connection - Dumbledore's Watch

Ptolemy's Almagest - the famous book, after which the clock is named

Astronomical Clocks of the Middle Ages - a guided tour

Taking Control - making Almagest work for you

de Dondi's Astrarium - hi-tech, 14th century style

Current GMT - useful for setting your Almagest correctly

The Stars in their Courses - how to follow the planets from your garden or balcony