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nurcyful Greenwich Gözlemevi. 🏤🌍🌖 #Everywhere on #earth is measured from #here. #greenwich #royalobservatory #primemeridian #thehomeoftime 9h

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nurcyful Başlangıç meridyeni 0 noktası kabul edilen Greenwich gözlemevi ve kurgusal çizgiler diye öğretilen meridyenlerin somutlaştığı nokta!!🌍#primemeridian #royalobservatory #greenwich 10h

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healthwithouthype On This Day In History
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4 May 1675
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– King Charles II of England orders the construction of the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (formerly the Royal Greenwich Observatory or RGO), in London played a major role in the history of astronomy & navigation, & is best known as the location of the prime meridian. It is situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames.
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The observatory was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II, with the foundation stone being laid on 10 August.
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At that time the king also created the position of Astronomer Royal, to serve as the director of the observatory & to "apply himself with the most exact care & diligence to the rectifying of the tables of the motions of the heavens, & the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting of the art of navigation."
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He appointed John Flamsteed as the first AR. The building was completed in the summer of 1676. The building was often given the title "Flamsteed House", in reference to its first occupant.
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The scientific work of the observatory was relocated elsewhere in stages in the first half of the 20th century, & the Greenwich site is now maintained as a museum.
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#OnThisDayInHistory #ThisDayInHistory #TheYear1675 #History #CharlesII #KingCharlesII #HouseofStuart #Stuarts #RoyalObservatory #RGO #RoyalGreenwichObservatory #Observatory #Greenwich #GreenwichPark #London #Astronomy #Navigation #Britain #GreatBritain #England #Repost @britishmonarchy
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ukkist Path to the Royal Observatory where you can see the most beautiful London view! #greenwich #park #royal #observatory #royalobservatory #london #view #instagood #pic #photo #walk #path 2d

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