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Arago medallion near the Louvre pyramid. In his "Hommage à Arago," commissioned as a memorial to François Arago (1786-1853), Jan Dibbets set over a hundred of these bronze medallions into the ground along the Paris Meridian from the southern to the northern boundaries of the City. Each of them is 12 cm in diameter, with Arago's name and showing north and south. (Photo credit: Poulpy) Mona Evans, "Full Meridian of Glory - book review" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181703.asp
Jan Dibbets, Arago medallion Paris
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At the behest of the Paris Observatory, Lozi and colleagues tested the quality of the lenses, and simulated what the planets would have looked