Samarkand, observatory

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In front of Afrasiab rise the vestiges of an extraordinary astronomical observatory of XVth century. What one can see today is the underground part of a giant sextant, makes of it the greatest quadrant of 90° never seen, but whose only 60° was used.
Afrasiab
Samarkand, observatory

Samarkand, observatory

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