Armillary Sphere

An armillary sphere is a model of objects in the sky, consisting of a spherical framework of rings, centred on Earth or the Sun, that represent lines of celestial longitude and latitude and other astronomically important features, such as the ecliptic.

Landmarks in the Area

Cheugugi is the first well-known rain gauge invented and used by the Joseon Dynasty of .

The Embassy of the United States in Seoul is the embassy of the United States in the , in the capital city of . is situated 100 meters northeast of Armillary Sphere. Photo: Meniscus, CC0.

Metro station
Gwanghwamun Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 5 in South Korea. is situated 110 meters south of Armillary Sphere. Photo: LERK, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts is the largest arts and cultural complex in , . is situated 110 meters west of Armillary Sphere. Photo: Marcopolis, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Cheongjin-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , .

Mugyo-dong is a legal dong, or neighbourhood of the Jung-gu district in , and governed by its administrative dong, .

Anguk-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , . Photo: Lawinc82, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Insa-dong is a dong, or neighborhood of the Jongno-gu district of .

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