Georg Peuerbach

Court astronomer and astrologer



The exhibition will be shown 2012!


Georg Peuerbach constructed the first folding sundial with inbuilt compass in 1451. This also took magnetic declination– the difference between geographical north and magnetic north - into account, which meant time could be stated precisely. As an astrologer, Peuerbach produced a horoscope for Eleonor of Portugal, the future bride of the Emperor Frederick III.


 


Bicentenary Year sponsor
 


History Museum

Sackstraße 16
8010 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9800
geschichte@museum-joanneum.at

 

Opening Hours
Wed-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm

 

6th January 2020
13th April 2020
1st June 2020
26th October 2020
8th December 2020

24th/25th December
31st December
1st January 2020
25th February 2020
24th/25th December 2020